Paul GnanaSelvam is an Ipoh-born writer and poet whose work often focuses on the experiences, issues and identity conflicts of those in the Indian diaspora. His poems and short stories have been published both locally and internationally in emagazines, anthologies and literary journals. His first collection of short stories, a mixed bag of themes on Malaysian Indians was published in Nov 2013 by MPH Group Publishing, Malaysia. The collection was used as reading texts for the English Literature programmes both at University Tunku Abdul Rahman and University of Nottingham in Malaysia. It was also studied for literature based thesis projects and coursework by undergraduates. Paul currently lectures at University Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kampar, Perak, West Malaysia.