Varsha Saraiya-Shah, an Indian American, earned an MBA degree from Cal Poly Pomona, California and has pursued a financial career as CPA in Texas. Varsha’s poetic roots lie in her mother tongue, Gujarati.
Her chapbook of poetry, “VOICES” was published in 2016 by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in journals/anthologies including Borderlands, Cha-An Asian Literary Journal, Convergence, Echoes of the Cordillera (Photography - Jim Bones), Right Hand Pointing, Mutabilis Press, Texas Poetry Calendar, and UT Press poetry and photography (by Wyman Meinzer) Anthology edited by Naomi Shihab Nye.
Her work has featured on local Public Radio, Public Poetry, and been presented in a multi-language, multi-century classical/modern dance program: “Poetry in Motion” by Silambam, Houston.
She serves on the Mutabilis Press Board as member and treasurer.