Poet Ashok Bhargava

Ashok Bhargava is a Vancouver based award winning poet who has been active in developing literary communities in the Lower Mainland. Over the years, he has published several books of poetry including ‘Mirror of Dreams’, ‘A Kernel of Truth’, ‘Skipping Stones’ and ‘Lost in the Morning Calm’.

His poetry is about simple sensibilities and possibilities of dreams and imagination… without boundaries. His poetry reveals the individuality of people and cultures by giving shape and form to their feelings, emotions and sentiments. To him poetry is ‘a language of the spirit that inspires one to write’.

His poetry has been published in various literary magazines and anthologies. He has been a featured poet on CBC, CFMQ 105 radio and Channel M television, and was also featured at the Word on the Street, the Asian Heritage Month and International Story Tellers Festivals. A World Poetry’s Ambassador Poet to Japan, India and Nepal, Ashok is also a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ashok holds a Masters degree in Economics, and he is an avid volunteer, supporter and organizer of various social and artistic activities. He believes that ‘volunteering enriches us spiritually’, and finds ‘living between cultures and languages very intriguing and stimulating’.

He is the founder of Writers International Network Society (WINS), created to discover, nourish, recognize and celebrate writers, poets and artists and to assist them to network with the community at large.

Ashok can be reached by email at bhargava2000@yahoo.com

Author: Mayanaam


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