Mesbah Alam Arghya (b. 1981) attended high school in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and moved to Ontario, Canada, to earn a degree in computer science and engineering. He began publishing poetry mainly in electronic media in the early 2000s, and was published later in the decade in various literary magazines in both Bangladesh and India. He is the author of three books of poetry; his first book of poems, Ami kAl RAte kothAo JAi nAi (I didn’t go anywhere last night), was published by Kaurab, India, in 2008. Arghya currently works at IBM’s software laboratory in Ottawa as a staff engineer.