PURUSHOTTAM AGRAWAL is a scholar of Bhakti poetry and Hinduism, and a fiction writer. His latest work is Padmavat: An Epic Love Story (2018).
He served as a member of the UPSC, India ( 2007-2013).
APOORVANAND is a Professor of Hindi at University of Delhi.
NAZIA AMIN is a PhD research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
AMIT R. BAISHYA is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Oklahoma. His areas of interest are Postcolonial Studies, Cultural
Studies and Animal Studies.
ROHIT CHAKRABORTY is a writer and critic. He recently earned his M.St. from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he read World Literatures in English as a
Felix Scholar. He will begin his doctoral work in English at Emory University as a Laney Graduate School Fellow later this year. He lives in Calcutta.
GOWHAR FAZILI teaches Sociology at Ambedkar University, Delhi. His doctoral work focused on Kashmir is titled Political Subjectivity in Kashmir: An
V. GEETHA is a feminist writer and translator, interested in caste, labour, history and education. Currently, she is Editorial Director, Tara Books, Chennai.
HARISH KHARE till recently was Editor-in-Chief of The Tribune. He worked for The Hindu
from 1994 to 2009.
NIDA KIRMANI is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. She has published widely on issues related to women’s
movements, development and urban studies in
India and Pakistan.
AKSHAYA KUMAR is a Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has contributed a number of papers on Indian poetry and has also authored
two books: A.K.Ramanujan: In Profile and Fragment (Rawat, 2004) and Poetry, Politics and Culture (Routledge, 2009).
ANURADHA MARWAH is a novelist and playwright. Her publications include the dystopian novel Idol Love (1999), prescribed in several graduate courses and
the play Ismat’s Love Stories (2017), shortlisted for the Hindu Playwright Award. She was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence
(FNAPE) Fellowship to the University of Minnesota in 2017.
JAYA MENON teaches Archaeology at the Shiv Nadar University. She is interested in aspects of social archaeology and ancient technology.
SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN teaches at the School of Journalism, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.
LAXMI MURTHY is a journalist based in Bangalore.
SHYAMALA A. NARAYAN retired in 2012 as Head of the Department of English at Jamia Millia Islamia. Since 1972, she has been compiling the Indian section
of the “Annual Bibliography of Commonwealth Literature” for The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (Sage, U.K.). Her books include Raja Rao: The Man and
His Work (1988), Sudhin N. Ghose (1973), and Indian English Literature 1980-2000: A Critical Survey(2001, co-authored with M.K.Naik).
ELLORA PURI teaches Political Science at the University of Jammu.
USHA RAMAN is a Professor of Communications at the University of Hyderabad and a columnist
for The Hindu.
RITUPARNA SENGUPTA is a PhD scholar in Literature at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi. Presently, she is studying contemporary
adaptations of Hindu mythology in popular culture in India.
GEETA SESHU is an independent journalist based in Mumbai. She is a researcher on the media and a co-founder of the Free Speech Collective, which campaigns
for freedom of expression and the right to dissent.
JYOTSNA G. SINGH is a Professor of English at Michigan State University. Her research interests include early modern literature and culture, gender and
sexuality, and postcolonial theory. Her most recent monograph is Shakespeare and Postcolonial Theory (Arden Bloomsbury, 2019).
RAVI SUNDARAM is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi, and co-director of the Sarai programme.
PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA is a journalist with over four decades of experience as a writer, publisher, television anchor and interviewer, documentary filmmaker,
media consultant and teacher. His latest book is The Real Face of Facebook in India, co-authored with Cyril Sam.
SALIL TRIPATHI is a Contributing Editor at Mint and The Caravan and Chair of Writers in Prison Committee at PEN International and the author of The
Colonel Who Would Not Repent, Detours Songs of the Open Road and Offence: The Hindu Case. His next book is about the Gujaratis. He lives in London.
FARAH YAMEEN is a public historian and digital archivist.