G S P Rao, aka Surya Rao, is the founding Managing Editor of Muse India, the literary eJournal that pioneered HLF. Author of Meghamitra and Other Poems; The Lock at the Gate (short stories); Krishnadeva Raya – the great Poet-Emperor of Vijayanagara (historical biography); and the recent JAMALPUR, the Town the British Built, he is a software engineer by qualification. He has had a distinguished professional career in Information Technology and was earlier associated with IBM and ASCI. Seriously interested in all art forms, he is a trained photographer. Is a Founding Director of HLF.