"?Anju Prasad was born on 1 January 1976 to a middle-class Indian family. She belonged to orthodox Kerala tradition. She did her schooling in Kerala. Having lost her mother at the very young age of five, Anju resorted to reading as a child. She wanted to be a laureate in English literature, but due to unforeseen circumstances, she ended up in a medical profession with a master?s degree in community health. Even though her work kept her away from the world of books, Anju never left her aspirations to read and write. She was a winner in many literary competitions. She wrote in many dailies. She has published a collection of poetry in her mother tongue. Anju loved the works of Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath, Maya Angelou, and Rabindranath Tagore. Anju is a member of many associations worldwide. She is a philanthropist. Her poems emanate from her innate ability to love humanity.? ?Mr Radhakrishnan Narayanapilla, retired general manager, BSNL, India"