KARISHMA ATTARI is a novelist based in Mumbai. She is the founder of The Super Readers Club, an initiative to get children reading.
PROTEETI BANERJEE is a senior editor in academic publishing based in Kolkata.
ANIRUDH DESHPANDE is Associate Professor at the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.
SHASHI DESHPANDE is the author of eight novels, three crime novels, a number of short story collections, as well as a collection of essays. Her latest novel
is Shadow Play (Aleph, 2013).
VIPUL DUTTA is a doctoral student at King’s College London.
SHOHINI GHOSH is Sajjad Zaheer Professor at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia.
KAVERI GILL is a development economist based in New Delhi.
MOHAN GURUSWAMY is a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and the Forum for Strategic Initiatives, New Delhi; and heads the Centre for
Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, an independent and privately funded think-tank. He is the author of several books on policy issues, the latest being Chasing the Dragon:
Will India Catch-up with China?
TRISHA GUPTA is freelance writer and critic. Her published writing – on books, art photography, cinema and the city – is archived on her blog Chhotahazri
(www.trishagupta.blogspot.com). She lives in Delhi.
GITHA HARIHARAN is the author of several novels, including In Times of Siege and Fugitive Histories. A collection of essays on Palestine edited by her, entitled From India to Palestine: Essays in Solidarity, has just been published by LeftWord Books. She is a member of the Palestine Solidarity Committee in India and one of the convenors of the Indian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
PREM SHANKAR JHA is the author of Twilight of the Nation State: Globalisation, Chaos and War, published by Sage, with an Introduction by Eric Hobsbawm.
KUMAR KETKAR is a political analyst and former editor of Loksatta.
STUTI KHANNA is Assistant Professor at the Department Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
HARISH KHARE is a veteran commentator and political analyst, and former media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He is currently a Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund.
SHALINI MUKERJI is an independent writer, researcher and editor.
DEB MUKHARJI was a member of the Indian Foreign Service (1964-2001). He served in Islamabad (1968-1971) and Dhaka (1977-1980 and 1995-2000).
ELLORA PURI teaches in the Department of Political Science, University of Jammu. She works on South Asia, political violence, and gender.
ANITA ROY publishes books for children and young adults under the Young Zubaan imprint.
MOHINDER SINGH SARNA (1923-2001) was a much acclaimed writer and poet and recipient of many awards. He produced several volumes of poetry, short stories
and novels, many of which have been translated into other Indian languages and made into tele-films.
NAVTEJ SARNA is an Indian diplomat. He is the author of the novels The Exile and We Weren’t Lovers Like That; the short story collection Winter Evenings; the nonfiction works The Book of Nanak and Folk Tales of Poland and a translation of Guru Gobind Singh’s Zafarnama.
MANISHA SETHI is a Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.
NISHANT SHAH is the Director-Research at the Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore.