New Delhi, Sept.28: Poet-diplomat Abhay K has been appointed as India’s Deputy High Commissioner to Australia.He was earlier posted as the Director of the Nehru Centre, London in March this year, but due to the Nepal earthquake, he stayed back in Kathmandu.

Now, he has been elevated to the rank of Deputy High Commissioner of India in Australia and is likely to take up his assignment soon in Canberra.Abhay K is a widely published Indian poet-diplomat with six collections of poems and two memoirs to his credit.(ALSO READ: Allahabad Divisional Commissioner’s sim hacked, calls made to Europe, Africa)

His edited anthology CAPITALS with contributions from Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott and Pulitzer Prize winners Mark Strand and Vijay Seshadri is to be published soon. Earth Anthem written by him has been translated into two dozen global languages.