The author Dr. Sulekha Sharma, is a superannuated teacher of English language and literature. She taught undergraduate classes for 36 years, starting in 1956. The focus of her doctoral thesis was William Faulkner. A copy of her thesis was accepted by the library of Oxford University, Mississippi, USA. She was invited as a research scholar to the university where she spent three weeks in September 1987. She did a four-week summer course in Modern Literary Criticism and Linguistics at Harvard University in the summer of 1979. She has done specialized courses in the teaching of English language as a foreign language from the Indian Institute of English and Foreign Languages at Hyderabad India. She is a life member of the American Institute of Research Studies, Hyderabad, India. She lives in India and USA.