Haris C. Adhikari, assistant professor of English and communication at Kathmandu University (KU), holds an MA (2008) in British and American Literature from Tribhuvan University and an MPhil (ongoing) in English Language Education from Kathmandu University. He joined KU in 2015 as a lecturer and since then has taught different courses of professional and technical communication, English language and literature, academic writing, intercultural communication, and legal English.
Featured poet and literary translator for various international journals and author of three books of poetry, poetic inquiries, and literary translation, Adhikari co-edits Polysemy, a journal of interdisciplinary scholarship published out of DoMIC, and reviews works of artistic research for Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary Journal published by University of Alberta, Canada. In the past, he edited Misty Mountain Review, an online journal of short poetry, and served for the journal Nepal Monitor. His major research interests include creative writing, poetic inquiries, writing research, educational research, literary translation, and (post-)postcoloniality/ postcolonial discourses.
Member of Nepali Writers Writing in English (NWEN) and International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), Adhikari has received a full grant scholarship (2019) for 'Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology - 2019' from Wenner-Gren Foundation, USA, a conference grant (2018) from University Grants Commission, Nepal, and a faculty development fund (2019) for MPhil studies from KU.