Minal SaroshMinal Sarosh

Born in 1960 in Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Living In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Minal Sarosh is an awarded Indian English poet and author of novel Soil for My Roots (LiFi Publications, Delhi) 2015. Her first poetry collection, Mitosis and other poems was published by Writers Workshop, Kolkata, in 1992. Her haiku, senryu, and tanka have been published in reputed online journals and print anthologies. In 2018, her haiku won the 7th Annual Japan- Russia Haiku Contest of the Akita International Haiku Network and was awarded the ‘Akita International University President’s Award’.


waves of people . . .
a child wails for her parents
border fences shake

Akita International University President’s Award
First prize 7th Annual Japan –Russia Haiku Contest October 2018

waiting for words
even the frogs
are silent

World Haiku Review, June 2016

tuffs of grass
in the wall of reality
dreams fill up cracks

World Haiku Review, April 2012


silent crows
a row on the parapet
wordless strangers

The Four Quarters Magazine, April 2012


chilly hands
trying to catch the sun
through the window

UnFold’ 140 character poetry journal April 2012


unwritten history
seeds without paper
soil without words

Honorable mention The World Haiku Review, August 2011


a butterfly fluttering
against the glass window
opaque dreams

Muse India, May 2011


mellow morning
a head full of
twittering birds

Muse India, Nov-Dec 2009