Malachi Edwin Vethamani

Malachi Edwin Vethamani

Malachi Edwin Vethamani

Malachi Edwin Vethamani is a Malaysian-born Indian poet, writer, critic and professor. His
most recent publication is his first collection of short stories entitled ‘Coitus Interruptus and
Other Stories’ (Maya Press). He has two volume of poems, ‘Life Happens’ (July 2017, Maya
Press) and ‘Complicated Lives’ (2016, Maya Press, Kuala Lumpur). His edited a volume of
Malaysian poems entitled ‘Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems’ (Maya Press, Kuala
Lumpur: 2017) which covers a period of 60 years. In 2003, he edited a volume of poems for
young adults entitled ‘In-Sights: Malaysian Poems’ (Maya Press, Kuala Lumpur). His poems
have appeared in Anak Sastra (2017), Southeast Asian Review of English (2016), Asiatic:
Journal of Language of Literature (Kuala Lumpur: 2015), Ghulam Sarwar Yousuf, (ed.)
Asian Centre Anthology of Malaysian Poetry in English (Partridge Press, Singapore: 2014)
and C.Y. Loh and I.K. Ong. (eds.) SKOOB Pacifica Anthology No. 1: Southeast Asia Writes
Back! (London: 1996). He is Professor of Modern English Literature at the School of
English, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He published ‘A Bibliography of
Malaysian Literature in English’ (Maya Press, Kuala Lumpur) in 2015. This is the first
bibliography to trace literary publications in English by Malaysians, from the 1950s to 2014.

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