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Poonam A. Chawla was born in Mumbai, India. She inherited a fierce love for her heritage from her father -J.C. Arora – a Sanskrit scholar and etymologist. Her passion for flowers, music, and poetry were gifts from her mother.

She moved to the united states in 1982, after a whirlwind romance and marriage. She lives in New Jersey with her husband of 33 years and two beautiful children.

Poonam has a degree in Psychology and Cultural Studies. She worked in the corporate arena for over 20 years’ and gave it all up in 2012 for a life of penury and creative excellence.