Chelvadurai Kamalaharan from Inuvil, Sri Lanka now settled in Montreal, Canada is an Arts graduate of the University of Peradeniya with English as one of the subjects and a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Education (Teaching English as a Secondary Language – TESL) of the University of Colombo. He had served as a teacher in the Ministry of Education for 33 years and as an Instructor in English in the University of Jaffna, in the Technical College Jaffna and as a lecturer in English in the Open University Jaffna.
He has contributed short stories, poems, feature articles and reviews in the Sri Lankan newspapers: Daily News, Observer, The Island, Sunday Times and the Saturday Review. He has been contributing a variety of articles to Monsoon Journal regularly since he settled in Canada. He has also published a book titled ‘Reflections’, a collection of short stories and poems.
Travelling, photography and listening to music are some of his other hobbies.