OMAIR AHMAD is the author of The Storyteller’s Tale (2008), Jimmy the Terrorist (2010), and The Kingdom at the Centre of the World (2013), a political history of Bhutan. He is currently finishing a book on the appeal of militancy in the name of Islam in Kashmir and India.|
TANVIR AEIJAZ is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Ramjas College, University of Delhi.
BRINDA BOSE teaches English Literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has recently edited Humanities Provocateur: Towards a Contemporary Political Aesthetics (Bloomsbury, 2021).
RIMI B CHATTERJEE is a novelist, graphic artist, screenwriter and academic. She is currently working on a science fiction storyworld called Antisense Universe. She teaches English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
DARIUS COOPER taught Critical Thinking at San Diego Mesa College, USA. He is the author 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). He lives in Los Angeles.
PRAVINA COOPER teaches in the Comparative World Literature Department and in the Film and Theatre Department at California State University, Long Beach. She has published in journals such as Asian Cinema and Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies.
SAMANTAK DAS teaches Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
JONATHAN GIL HARRIS is an antipodean living in Delhi. He is the author of The First Firangis (Aleph Book Company, 2015) and Masala Shakespeare: How a Firangi Writer Became Indian (Aleph, 2018).
PREM SHANKAR JHA is a former media adviser to Prime Minister VP Singh and former Editor of the Hindustan Times and the Financial Express.
PRATIK KANJILAL is editor of The India Cable (www.theindiacable.com)
MINI KAPOOR is a Delhi-based journalist.
MALAVIKA KARLEKAR is the Editor of Indian Journal of Gender Studies at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi. Her latest book is Memories of Belonging – Images from the Colony and Beyond (2015).
Anka n Kazi is a researcher, writer and translator based in Kolkata. He holds a PhD from the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. His writings and translations have previously appeared in The Wire, The Caravan, Jamini and Gulmohur Quarterly.
NANDINI LAL is a writer, critic and columnist based in Washington DC.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor Emerita, Linguistics and English, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She is the author of several academic books, three volumes of poetry and a novel Mad Girl’s Love Song (2013). Her most recent book, co-edited with Peter de Souza, is Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 20th Century (2020).
MADHAV NAYAR has completed his Masters in Modern South Asian History from SOAS, University of London and is a freelance writer.
SUHAS PALSHIKAR taught Political Science and is Chief Editor of Studies in Indian Politics. He is based in Pune.
ANURADHA ROY is an award-winning novelist and editor. Her latest novel, The Earthspinner (Hachette, 2021), is about two potters and their dog.
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.
SHAMAYITA SEN is a poet and PhD research scholar in the Department of English, University of Delhi. She is the author of For the Hope of Spring: hybrid poems (Hawakal Publishers, 2020) and editor of Collegiality and Other Ballads: feminist poems by male and non-binary allies (Hawakal Publishers, 2021).
Manisha Sethi is the author of Kafkaland: Law, Prejudice and Counterterrorism in India (Three Essays Press, 2014) and the editor of Communities and Courts: Religion and Law in Modern India (Routledge, 2022).
SANDEEP SHASTRI has been a keen student of Karnataka politics for over four decades. After spending much of his professional life in Bengaluru, he moved
to Bhopal as the Vice Chancellor of Jagran Lakecity University in January 2021.
LAKSHMI SUBRAMANIAN is a Visiting Professor of History in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and
Sciences (BITS Pilani), Goa.
MOHAN RAO was formerly a Professor at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.