AMIR ALI Ali is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
SIDHARTH BHATIA is a Bombay-based journalist and founder editor of thewire.in. He writes on popular culture and politics.
BHISHAM BHERWANI’s anthology of poetry in English (including translations) from India was published by Atlanta Review (2012).
NANDINI CHANDRA teaches in the Department of English at the University of Delhi.
RIMI B CHATTERJEE is the author of three novels, Black Light, The City of Love and Signal Red. She teaches English at Jadavpur University.
SAYANDEB CHOWDHURY is an Assistant Professor of English in the School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi.
SHASHI DESHPANDE is a novelist. Her latest novel, Strangers to Ourselves, published by HarperCollins Publishers India, is only just out.
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. Author of several books on policy issues, his latest is Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch-up with China?
MANJARI KHAN is a teacher, who taught at Lawrence School, Sanawar, Simla Hills, Himachal Pradesh. Now retired, she lives in Kerala.
AKSHAYA KUMAR is a Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has contributed a number of papers on Indian poetry and authored
two books: A.K.Ramanujan: In Profile and Fragment (Rawat, 2004) and Poetry, Politics and Culture (Routledge, 2009).
BERTIL LINTNER was a former correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and is now a writer for Asia-Pacific Media Services, Hong Kong.
AMITABH MATTOO is a Professor of International Relations at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and the University of Melbourne. He has
served as an Advisor to the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
DEVALINA MOOKERJEE works in several areas around her base discipline of Communication. She lives in Kolkata where she is associated with
Jadavpur University Press.
SOUVIK MUKHERJEE is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Presidency University, Kolkata
NIRMALANGSHU MUKHERJI was formerly a Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Delhi University.
USHA K R is the author of the novels Sojourn (East West Books, 1998), The Chosen (2003), A Girl and a River (2007)and Monkey-man (2010) from
Penguin India. Her novels have been listed for several awards, and A Girl and a River won the Vodafone Crossword Award in 2007.
JYOTI PUNWANI has been a journalist since 1974. She is based in Mumbai and currently freelances, focussing on issues of communalism.
KUMKUM ROY teaches History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and is currently a Fellow at the Nehru Memorial
Museum and Library, Delhi.
SATYA SAGAR is a journalist and public health worker.
RANABIR SAMADDAR is currently the Distinguished Chair in Migration and Forced Migration Studies, Calcutta Research Group. His book
The Politics of Dialogue was a culmination of his long work on justice, rights and peace. His recent political writings include the two-volume account,
The Materiality of Politics (2007)and The Emergence of the Political Subject (2009).
RAJDEEP SARDESAI is senior journalist and Consulting Editor at TV Today, and author of 2014: The Election That Changed India (Viking/Penguin).
MANISHA SOBHRAJANI has been a journalist and researcher. She is now a full-time volunteer with Samarpan Foundation in the Sundarbans, West
Bengal. The Land I Dream of: The Story of Kashmir’s Women (Hachette, 2014) is her first book.
KUNAL VERMA is a writer and filmmaker who has done several projects for the Indian Armed Forces. His book 1962: The War That Wasn’t (Aleph)
has just been released. He has co-authored Courage & Conviction, the autobiography of General VK Singh. His other books include Ocean to Sky, The
Long Road to Siachen, The Northeast Trilogy. His films include The Standard Bearers (NDA), Making of a Warrior (IMA) and Aakash Yodha (IAF).