Who the Heck is Hemapriya Chellappan?

Hemapriya is a Pune-based freelance artist and illustrator. She took to Japanese short forms in the summer of 2019. Ever since, her works have been featured in a variety of journals, anthologies, and e-zines. One of her poems was shortlisted for the 2020 Touchstone Awards. She currently serves as the editor of haiku and linked forms at The Quills.