GAUTAM BHAN is a sexuality rights activist who lives and works in New Delhi. He is the co-editor of Because I have a Voice: Queer Politics in India (Yoda Press: 2005) and the Series Editor of Sexualities at Yoda Press [www.yodapress.com].
SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
SAYANDEB CHOWDHURY is an academic and writer based in Kolkata and a contributor to a number of Indian and foreign publications.
GEETA DOCTOR is a Chennai based writer and critic of the arts and literature.
SABEENA GADIHOKE teaches Video and Television Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is also a filmmaker and cameraperson. Her book Chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla was published by Mapin Publishing in 2006.
SHOHINI GHOSH is Professor, Sajjad Zaheer Chair at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
SOMAK GHOSHAL read English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and University College, Oxford. He works for the editorial pages of The Telegraph, Kolkata.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a novelist and journalist. His last book The Bioscope Man was published in 2008. He is Deputy Editor at the Hindustan Times, New Delhi.
JYOTINDRA JAIN is Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. He was formerly Director of the Crafts Museum and Professor at the School of Arts & Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has published extensively on Indian folk and tribal arts as well as on the popular visual culture of pre-Independence India.
RUCHIR JOSHI is a writer and filmmaker based in Kolkata. He is the author of a novel, The Last Jet-engine Laugh, and the editor of Electric Feather —The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories.
MINI KAPOOR is Associate Editor at the Indian Express.
MALAVIKA KARLEKAR is Editor, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, and the author of Re-visioning the Past – Early Photography in Bengal 1875-1915.
GEORGINA MADDOX is a writer/curator who currently works with the Indian Express. She has also published her writing in art journals and publications. She engages in public art interventions through the prism of queer, feminist activism and has made short films.
TILOTTOMA MISRA is a writer and critic based in Guwahati.
ANUSUA MUKHERJEE has done her Masters in English from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and currently works in the editorial department of The Telegraph.
USHA K. R.’s latest novel is Monkey-man (Penguin India, 2010). Her previous novel, A Girl and a River was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, 2008, and won the Vodafone Crossword Award, 2007.
SHAMPA SHAH is a ceramic artist and writer. She works as Museum Associate at Indira Gandhi National Museum of Man, Bhopal. She has written extensively on folk and tribal art.
STEVEN M. VOSE is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently in Ahmedabad on a Fulbright-Hays fellowship, conducting doctoral research on Jain pilgrimage politics in the 14th century.