An exponent of Hindustani Classical Music, Kala Ramesh was bitten by the haiku-bug in 2005. Since then, she has explored various genres like haiku, tanka, senryu, haibun and renku, (collaborative linked verses) and has been published in leading e-zines and anthologies.
Editorial board — Take Five: The Best Contemporary Tanka 2008/2009/2010.
Editor of Haiku and short verses — Muse India
Deputy Editor-in-chief — World Haiku Review
Festival Director: 9th World Haiku Festival, (WHC) Bangalore, February 2008
Haiku by Kala Ramesh, published by Katha, New Delhi, 2010 December.
Haiku 21: An anthology of contemporary English-language haiku. Edited by Lee Gurga and Scott Metz, December 2011
Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years. Edited by Jim Kacian, Allan Burns & Philip Rowland. Published by W. W. Norton & Company. May 2013
* Showcased in Mann Library Daily Haiku: for the month of April, 2011
* With 25 haiku showcased: Simply Haiku November 2009
* Tanka Online from January to July 2010