Jayati Roy has been writing poems for more than 30 years and is only letting them slowly peak out of their hiding place now. She has also written and published short stories and many are also ready to come out of hiding. Jayati, who has travelled widely speaks six languages and says that writing is a passion that has helped her transcend borders and reach destinations unheard of. Her short stories and poems have appeared in the New Straits Times in the early 1970s, local magazines and The Asian Age, an online Bangladesh English language daily since 2017 and other publications. Her two books, “When You Hear the Birds Sing,” is a collection of short stories and motivational quotations, and “You,” a book of poetry and prose, are ready for publishing. Jayati Roy who is Professor at HELP University in Kuala Lumpur holds an LLB (Honours) from the University of London, a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Malaya, a Master’s in Education (TESOL) from the State University of New York in Buffalo and a Ph.D. from the Open University of the UK (OUUK). She also has a Diplome d’Etude Francais from the Universite de Caen, France. She is a certified professional trainer and is accredited as an NLP practitioner and master hypnotherapist.