Shiv Dutta is a writer and thinker based in Texas. His essays have been published in several literary journals including Hippocampus Magazine, Epiphany, The Evergreen Review, Pilgrimage, Eclectica Magazine, Silk Road Review, Front Porch, The Evansville Review, Green Hills Literary Lantern among others. One of his essays was nominated for 2013 Pushcart Prize.