PURUSHOTTAM AGRAWAL is a scholar of Kabir and Bhakti. He was a consultant with OXFAM India for their Violence Mitigation and Amelioration Project
(VMAP). He served as professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University and as a member of the Union Public Service Commission.
MANI SHANKAR AIYAR is a former Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament. He served as the Consul General of India, Karachi in 1978-82. He is a prolific
writer and an avid reader.
CHANDRIMA BHATTACHARYA is a journalist who works for The Telegraph, Calcutta.
ANTARA DAS works as the Books and Culture Editor with Swarajya magazine.
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.
SHRIPAD DHARMADHIKARY is an activist and researcher, and coordinator of the Manthan Adhyayan Kendra that studies water and energy policies. His work
includes dams, rivers, environmental flows and coal-water nexus looked at within a framework of just, equitable and sustainable development.
DARRYL D'MONTE chairs the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) and lives in Mumbai.
MANDAKINI DUBEY is Assistant Professor of English and Writing at Ashoka University. Since completing her PhD in English at Duke University, she has
taught in the US and India, and is now based in New Delhi.
SAMAR HALARNKAR is the editor of indiaspend.org a data-driven, public-interest journalism nonprofit.
ADIL HOSSAIN is pursuing his DPhil in International Development at Merton College, University of Oxford.
AKHIL KATYAL is a writer and translator based in Delhi. His first book of poetry Night Charge Extra is coming out in June, 2015 with Writer’s Workshop. He
teaches Literature at Shiv Nadar University.
PRADEEP MAGAZINE is a veteran cricket writer, author of the book Not Quite Cricket (Penguin Books India) and Sports Advisor with the Hindustan Times.
INDU K. MALLAH is a writer, poet, literary critic, and social activist. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed Shadows in Dream-time, which has been
translated into several languages.
SHARANYA MANIVANNAN is a writer and illustrator based in Chennai. Her first book of poems was Witchcraft.
DEB MUKHARJI is a former ambassador to Nepal and author of The Magic of Nepal.
SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is an independent writer and researcher currently on a fellowship with the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at IIT Delhi. Author of several academic books and three volumes of poetry, she has recently
published her first novel, Mad Girl's Love Song (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2013).
DILEEP PADGAONKAR is a founder-editor of Biblio. A former Editor of the Times of India, he is presently its Consulting Editor.
SUDEEP PAUL is an assistant editor with the Opinion Pages of The Indian Express, New Delhi.
ANURADHA ROY won the Economist Crossword Prize for her novel The Folded Earth (Hachette India, 2011). Her third novel, Sleeping on Jupiter will be
published in April.
VASANT SABERWAL spent time working among pastoralists in Himachal Pradesh in the 1990s and 2000s.
BITTU SAHGAL is an environmental journalist, author and Editor of Sanctuary Asia. He is a member of the Maharashtra Wildlife Advisory Board and has been
at the forefront of the battle to protect wild India, and to highlight the threats India from the worst impacts of climate change. Associated with Project Tiger from
its earliest days, he also founded Kids for Tigers, the Sanctuary Tiger Programme that reaches out to over one million young children across the country.
JAYAPRAKASH SATHYAMURTHY is a writer, musician and animal welfare worker who lives in Bangalore, India. His first short story collection, Weird Tales
Of A Bangalorean, was published in 2013 and he is currently working on a follow-up.
VISHNUPRIYA SENGUPTA has a PhD in English Literature and is an alumna of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jadavpur University and University of Milan. A
print journalist turned freelance writer, independent research scholar, occasional guest faculty, she currently works for PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited.
HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor of Seminar magazine.
MICHAEL VURENS VAN ES is Kathmandu-based journalist. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, World Politics Review and The Diplomat among others
ANDREW WHITEHEAD is a former BBC India correspondent and the author of A Mission in Kashmir.
GILLIAN WRIGHT is a journalist, author and translator living in New Delhi.