Pitambar Naik is an advertising professional. He’s a poetry editor for Minute Magazine, a poetry and fiction reader for Remington Review, and has been featured in journals across thirteen countries. His work appears or is forthcoming in nether Quarterly, Mason Street, Packingtown Review, Rigorous, New Contrast, Ghost City Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, The Indian Quarterly, Vayavya, and The World that Belongs to Us (anthology), HarperCollins, India, among others. The Anatomy of Solitude (Hawakal) is his debut book of poetry. He grew up in Odisha, India.