Abhay K. is an Indian poet-diplomat. He has to his credit two memoirs and five poetry collections. His collection of poem, The Seduction of Delhi, has been published by Bloomsbury India. Honoured with the SAARC Literary Award for his contribution to contemporary South Asian Poetry, he is currently editing CAPITALS — an anthology of poems on the capital cities of the world which includes contributions from Derek Walcott, Mark Strand, George Szirtes, Vijay Seshadri, Ruth Padel, among others. The Eight Eyed Lord of Kathmandu is his forthcoming collection of poems.