The Day We Went Strawberry Picking in Scarborough’ is a collection of poems written by Ranu Uniyal, an acclaimed IWE. She has earlier two collections of poems. Her poems have been translated into Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu and Uzbek languages. Currently, she is the Professor of English at Lucknow University. This book is a celebration of the myriad shades of life. In a world of conflicting emotions, it becomes important to seek the irresistible joy that lies at the core of the human heart. Professor John Thieme, University of East Anglia, UK says on her poems: Circling around tart and tough memories, the poems in "The Day We Went Strawberry Picking in Scarborough" reinvigorates the possibilities of elegiac verse. Lost tongues speak with forceful new accents, making Ranu Uniyal one of the most original voices in India today".
Ranu Uniyal is a poet and critic from Lucknow. She is Professor of English at University of Lucknow. She has three books of poetry Across the Divide, Yeti Books (2006), December Poems, Writers Workshop (2012) and The Day We Went Strawberry Picking in Scarborough, Dhauli Books (2018). She also writes poetry in Hindi. Her English poems have been translated into Hindi, Malayalam, Spanish, Urdu and Uzbek languages.