Dhananjay Singh is Professor at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where he teaches courses on comparative poetics, Indian aesthetics, Indian philosophy of language and theatre, South Asian Fiction, and Modern Irish literature. He has published research articles and essays in these areas. He is the author of Fables in the Indian Narrative Tradition: An Analytical Study (2011). He was Visiting Professor at University of Bergamo, Italy in 2014; International Visiting Fellow at Grinnell College, Grinnell, IOWA, USA, in 2015; and Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin in 2017. For his research on Seamus Heaney and Buddhist epistemology in a comparative framework, he was awarded Research Secondment by the European Union’s Marie Curie International Research Exchange Scheme to the Project “Social Performance, Cultural Trauma and Reestablishing Solid Sovereignties (SPECTRESS)”, at Trinity College Dublin in May–July 2017.
Professor Singh’s poems have appeared in literary journals Muse India and South Asian Ensemble. His debut short story “The Train and the Tunnel’’ was published in The Bombay Review in August 2020.