D Samarender Reddy did his undergraduation in medicine (MBBS) from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, and MA (Economics) from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He has earlier worked as a copywriter and programmer and is currently working as an editor with a medical publisher in Hyderabad. His earlier publications include two books of poetry and History of Medicine. His poems have also featured in several magazines and in an anthology Mosaic. His passion is philosophy, both Eastern and Western.