MAHTAB ALAM is a multilingual journalist and researcher. He currently co-editing a book on the history and legacy of Jamia Millia Islamia.
UDAY BALAKRISHNAN is a former civil servant who worked in the Government of India in various capacities. He is a former Visiting Fellow at NIAS-Bengaluru, CEU-Budapest and teaches Public Policy at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
SRIDHAR BALAN is a literary columnist and a senior professional in the publishing industry. He has worked with Oxford University Press and Ratna Sagar. He is the author Off the Shelf – On Books, Book People and Places (Speaking Tiger Books, 2019).
RAKESH BATABYAL teaches in the Centre for Media Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is the author of Communalism in Bengal: From Noakhali to Famine (Sage Publications, 2005).
BHARAT BHUSHAN is a former editor and an independent journalist based in Delhi.
BRINDA BOSE teaches Literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her edited collection, Humanities, Provocateur: Towards a Contemporary Political Aesthetics, will be published by Bloomsbury in July.
SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor Emerita in the Department of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
SAMANTAK DAS teaches Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
UTTARAN DAS GUPTA is a New Delhi-based writer and journalist. He teaches Journalism at OP Jindal Global University in Sonipat, Haryana. His novel, Ritual, was published in 2020.
KANIKA DATTA is a Consulting Editor of Business Standard.
MAHMOOD FAROOQUI is an award-winning writer and performer, best known for reviving Dastangoi, the lost art of Urdu storytelling. His latest book is
A Requiem For Pakistan: The World of Intizar Husain (Yoda, 2017).
SUSAN HARIS is a doctoral candidate in Literature and Philosophy at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
PREM SHANKAR JHA is a columnist for The Wire, former media adviser to Prime Minister VP Singh and former Editor of the Hindustan Times and the Financial Express. He is the author of Dawn of the Solar Age: An End to Global Warming and to Fear (Sage Publications, 2018).
MURALI KARNAM teaches Political Science and Penology at Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad.
NANDINI LAL is a writer and critic based in Washington DC.
RANJIT LAL has written over 25 books for children and adults, and has a keen interest in natural history, birds, dogs and automobiles.
ANURADHA MARWAH is a novelist and playwright. Her publications include the dystopian novel Idol Love (1999) and the play Ismat’s Love Stories (2017).
ROWENA KAY MASCARENHAS is a communications and advocacy specialist, with more than two decades of professional experience, which includes over seven years of field experience in education programmes in government high school contexts operating at scale across India.
NITIN D. RAI studies the political ecology of wildlife conservation in India and is based at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment.
TR SHANKAR RAMAN is a wildlife scientist and writer with the Nature Conservation Foundation, India. He is the author of The Wild Heart of India: Nature and Conservation in the City, the Country, and the Wild (Oxford University Press, 2019).
ANITA RAMPAL was Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, Delhi University.
GHAZALA SHAHABUDDIN is an ecologist who works on conservation issues at the interface of biodiversity and society. She is currently a Visiting Professor to Ashoka University, Sonipat, Haryana.
CP SURENDRAN is a poet, novelist, screenplay writer and columnist. His collected poems, Available Light, came out in 2017. His works of fiction are Hadal, Lost and Found, and An Iron Harvest. His novel, One Life, And The Many Lives of Osip B, is slated for release later this year.
EMMANUEL THEOPHILUS has lived in Kumaon for nearly 38 years, most of them in a village near the border with Tibet. His work has been mostly with people and their forest and rangeland commons, and with rivers.
SHIV KUNAL VERMA is the author of the Northeast Trilogy and Life and Culture in Northeast India (Mapin Publishing). His other books include The Long Road to Siachen (Rupa & Co.) and 1962: The War That Wasn’t (Aleph Book Company). He shot the bulk of the television series on Project Tiger and has made a multitude of films on the Indian Armed Forces.