I owe them gods

a bottle of whiskey

and a bullet each

Elancharan is a multidisciplinary artist and poet. He resides in Singapore with his family and cat, Leo. He has a strange love for all things poetical and Sci-Fi. A winner of the Montblanc X Esquire Six-word Story prize 2017. He is the creator of House Haiku, an experimental music series combining poetry and house music elements. Andromeda’s Alien, his first album is now represented by Red Claw Records (Germany).

His latest publications are Sleeping with Wildflowers (Alien Buddha Press, Arizona/New York), Untitled Protests/ Why You So Dark? (UndergroundBooks, New York), Monochromatique (Queer Ink, India) and Dark Revolver (Roman Books, UK/India). His poetry has been published worldwide, on various international print and online platforms. His books and performances have been featured at the New York City Poetry Festival, Rantai Arts Festival (Kuala Lumpur), Singapore International Festival of the Arts, Singapore Writers Festival, Poetry Festival Singapore, All In! Young Writers Festival Singapore and was a guest performer at the Travel Poetry Slam (Singapore).

To view his creative portfolio visit Instagram: @elancharan or


2.7K claps
Elancharan Gunasekaran

Written by

Poet • Alien • Haiku Essayist • Singapore • Poetry published with Hesterglock, Analog Submission, UndergroundBooks and Roman Books • Editor of