Author and Academician
Veio Pou is a literary enthusiast who likes to explore the everyday narratives centered on literature & culture, society & politics, and folklife in the contemporary. His debut novel, Waiting for the Dust to Settle (2020), won the Gordon Graham Prize for Naga Literature (Fiction) in 2021. He is the author of Literary Cultures of India’s Northeast: Naga Writings in English (2015) and edited the volume Keeper of Stories: Critical Readings of Easterine Kire’s Novels (2023).
Teaching in the Department of English, University of Delhi, as Associate Professor, his research interests include studies on the Northeast of India, oral/written interface, and cultural studies. His effort has been to engage with those subject matters widely through academic seminars and conferences