SHANTA ACHARYA is an internationally published poet, critic, reviewer and scholar. She is the author of 11 books, her publications ranging from poetry, literary criticism and fiction to finance. Her latest publication is Imagine: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2017).
SATISH C. AIKANT was a former Professor & Head, Department of English, H.N.B. Garhwal University and Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. He is a critic and translator.
SOITY BANERJEE is an independent travel and food writer and editor.
AMITA BAVISKAR is a sociologist at the Institute of Economic Growth. Her research focuses on the cultural politics of environment and development. She recently
edited the book First Garden of the Republic: Nature in the President’s Estate (2016).
BHISHAM BHERWANI ’s anthology of poetry in English (including translations) from India was published by Atlanta Review (2012).
BRINDA BOSE teaches at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
GITI CHANDRA was a former Associate Professor at St Stephen’s College, Delhi and is currently affiliated to the United Nations University, Iceland, and the University of
Iceland. She is the author of Narratives of Violence and Collective Identities: To witness these wrongs unspeakable (Macmillan, 2009). Book 1 and Book 2 of her Book of Guardians
Trilogy were published by Hachette India in 2010 and 2013.
DARIUS COOPER teaches Critical Thinking at San Diego Mesa College, USA. His published works include a collection of poems Beyond the Chameleon’s Skill (Poetrywalla,
2013) and a collection of short stories The Fuss About Queens and other stories (OM Books, 2014).
BAHAR DUTT is a conservation biologist and the author of the book GreenWars: Dispatches from a Vanishing World (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2014).
NARAYANI GUPTA taught History at Indraprastha College and at Jamia Millia Islamia. Her interests are the history of Delhi, modern town-planning and architectural conservation.
FARHAT HASAN is Professor in the Department of History at the University of Delhi.
TUSHANT JHA is a student of technology, economics and philosophy based in Hyderabad.
ASHWIKA KAPUR is a wildlife filmmaker in India. She is the only woman from India to have won the Panda Award, known as the Green Oscar, in a global category.
STUTI KHANNA teaches Literature at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, and is the author of The Contemporary
Novel and the City
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
HARSH MANDER is a social worker and writer. He is special commissioner to the Supreme Court of India in the Right to Food Case, and director, Centre for Equity Studies.
His latest books include Ash in the Belly: India’s Unfinished Battle Against Hunger (Penguin Books India, 2012), Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India
(Penguin Books India, 2015) and Fatal Accidents of Birth: Stories of Oppression, Suffering and Resistance (Speaking Tiger, 2016).
SHARANYA MANIVANNAN is the author of The High Priestess Never Marries (HarperCollins
Publishers India, 2016).
ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA lives in Dehradun. His most recent book is Collected Poems (Giramondo, 2016).
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge
and was awarded a second honorary doctorate by the University of Antwerp for her work on narrative theory. Author of five academic books, one of them an edited
collection, and three volumes of poetry, her first novel Mad Girl’s Love Song, was published in 2013.
FARHAT NASREEN is Professor of History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. An author and a poet, her publications relate to socio-cultural themes.
MAHESH RANGARAJAN is Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Ashoka University. His most recent work is Nature and Nation(Permanent Black, 2015).
NILANJANA S. ROY is a novelist and a columnist for the Financial Times. She is the author of The Wildings (Aleph, 2012), The Hundred Names of Darkness (Aleph,
2013) and The Girl Who Ate Books (4th Estate, 2016)and has edited two anthologies.
BITTU SAHGAL is Editor of Sanctuary Asia.
VISHNUPRIYA SENGUPTA has a PhD in English Literature and is an alumna of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jadavpur University and University of Milan. She is a print
journalist turned freelance writer, independent research scholar, occasional guest faculty and is currently working for a professional
SANJAY SIPAHIMALANI is a book reviewer based in Mumbai.