Ranjini George

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Ranjini George Ranjini George holds a PhD in English (Northern Illinois University, USA), an MA in English (St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, India) and an MFA in Creative Writing (University of British Columbia, Canada). She was a Georges and Anne Bochardt Fiction Scholar (Sewannee Writers’ Conference) and received the Arnold B. Fox Award for Research Writing (Northern Illinois University). More recently, she won the first place in Canada’s inaugural Coffee Shop Author Contest for her travel memoir, a work-in-progress, Miracle of Flowers.  She was born in Calcutta, India, lived in Kenya, the US, and the Middle East.  She taught English at Northern Illinois University (USA) and at Sultan Qaboos University (Oman). For thirteen years, she was an Assistant, then Associate Professor of English at Zayed University, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, where she also began the Teaching with the Mind of Mindfulness series. She was the founder and editor of Studies in Literature and TESOL, The Arabia Review and created the Literature Special Interest Group of TESOL Arabia.  A Mindfulness Meditation Instructor she trained in various wisdom traditions and studied with different teachers such as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Thich Nhat Hanh, Hari Nam Singh Khalsa and, of course,…

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