Shamsud Ahmed was born in Assam, India, grew up in the forest of Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary, Golaghat - Assam, and is living in Mumbai since 2009. For many years he was a trainer and have trained people from various backgound in Pune and other cities around Pune. He has been writing Poems and Short stories for local Journals and newspapers and this is his first Published book of Poetry. Most of the Poems from the collections were written many years back and were published in few websites and blogs. Please visit his blog http://iamdirtyineedwashing.blogspot.com to review his latest work and also read excerpt from his upcoming book Shades & Verses.