I am Dr. Syed Afroz Ashrafi, working as Assitant Prof of English at Salman Abdul Aziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I have been into academics for the last 25 years, reading , refelecting and writing . So far I have written five books including two collection of short stories. The latest being Boot Polish and other Stories published by Heritage, New Delhi while my debut novel My Land My people is with Ingram Publications due to be out in the next few months. patna based and currently on lien. My hobbies include writing and reading short stories.