Vandana Parashar is a microbiologist, a teacher and a haiku enthusiast. Her love for brevity made her fall in love with haiku and related Japanese forms of poetry. Her work has been published in cattails, A Hundred Gourds, Creatrix, Naad Anunaad, Sonic Boom, Prune Juice, Asahi Haikuist Network, Failed Haiku, Atoms of Haiku, Frameless Sky, Femku magazine and Human/Kind Journal, Ribbons, Haibun Today, to name a few.
She has a Grand Prix in 8th Setouchi Matsuyama Photo Haiku Contest to her credit and prizes and honourable mentions in some other contests including Kukai.
She lives in Panchkula with her husband and two daughters.
She has written a Chapbook, I am.