PRASENJIT BOSE is a leftwing economist and political activist based in New Delhi.
GITI CHANDRA is Associate Professor at the Dept. of English, St Stephenís College, Delhi. She has taught in and been a fellow at Rutgers
University, New Jersey. She is the author of Narrating Violence, Constructing Collective Identities: To witness these wrongs unspeakable (Macmillan UK/
US, 2009) and a Young Adult fantasy novel The Fang of Summoning (Hachette, 2010). The sequel, The Bones if Stars, is due in September 2013.
NAMRATA CHATURVEDI teaches in the Department of English, Zakir Husain College, Delhi.
ANTARA DAS has studied English Literature at Jadavpur University and has previously worked with the Hindustan Times, The Indian Express and
NITOO DAS is a birder, caricaturist and poet. She teaches English at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. Her first collection of
was published in 2008.
SUNITI BHUSHAN DATTA is a wildlife biologist and nature educator based in Dehradun and the author of Birding in the Doon Valley. He is an
alumnus of the Wildlife Institute of India.
NEETA DESHPANDE is a freelance writer based in Bangalore.
SAGAR DHARA is an environmental engineer with a specialisation in risk analysis and works in the subject of energetics of human society.
DARRYL DíMONTE chairs the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) and lives in Mumbai.
KAVERI GILL is a development economist, working with the Think Tank Initiative, IDRC, New Delhi.
BIKRAM GREWAL is a publisher by profession and has written several best-selling books on Indian birds. He is particularly interested in the forestbirds
of northeast India.
JOANNA VAN GRUISEN is a long-standing wildlife advocate, a wildlife photographer and former filmmaker.
RAJAT KUMAR is an advocate based in New Delhi.
RANJIT LAL has written over 25 books for children and adults, and has a keen interest in natural history, birds, dogs and automobiles.
RUMA Maheshwari is an independent journalist and social scientist currently based in Hyderabad. Her book, When Godavari Comes: Peopleís
History of a River on the Polavaram dam on the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, is forthcoming.
HETA PANDIT is a heritage conservationist, environmentalist and has authored seven books on Goan architecture. She has served on the Bombay
Municipal Corporationís Heritage Conservation Committee.
JANICE PARIAT is a writer and author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories (Random House India, 2012). She studied English Literature at
St Stephenís College, Delhi, and History of Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She edits Pyrta, an online literary journal.
VIKRAMAJIT RAM is a writer and keen gardener native to Bangalore.
VASANT SABERWAL spent time in the Gir Forest following lions in the early í90s and now works on rainfed agriculture at the Ford Foundation in
Delhi. His books include Pastoral Politics (1999, OUP), Battles over Nature (Permanent Black, 2003) and Democratizing Nature (2006, OUP).
GHAZALA SHAHABUDDIN teaches at the School of Human Ecology, Ambedkar University, Delhi.
RAHUL SHARMA is a columnist and a former newspaper editor. He is President, Public Affairs, South Asia, Genesis Burson-Marsteller. He has a
keen interest in China and the Middle East.
ACHIN VANAIK has recently retired as Professor of International Relations and Global Politics from the Department of Political Science,
GILLIAN WRIGHT is a journalist and author living in New Delhi and co-author of the first photographic guide to birds of the Indian subcontinent.