NABINA DAS is a poet and writer based in Hyderabad. She is a Charles Wallace and Sangam House alumna. Sanskarnama (Red River), her third poetry
collection and fifth book, has garnered much critical acclaim.
SAMANTAK DAS teaches Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
KANIKA DATTA is Senior Associate Editor at Business Standard.
GITIKA DE teaches Sociology at Hindu College, University of Delhi.
VIPUL DUTTA teaches at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, Assam.
JASON KEITH FERNANDES is a Researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) at the University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, and a
member of The Al-Zulaij Collective, Goa.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is a senior journalist and author. She has worked at The Times Of India, Outlook magazine and The Indian Express and was a prime time
television news anchor on BBC and CNNIBN. She is the author of two novels as well as an acclaimed biography of Indira Gandhi, now slated for a screen
adaptation. Her latest book is Why I Am A Liberal. A Manifesto for Indians Who Believe In Individual Freedom. At present she is Consulting Editor at The
Times Of India.
ANUPAM GOSWAMI is League Commissioner for Pro Kabaddi and CEO of Mashal Sports.
WAJAHAT HABIBULLAH is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the J&K Cadre of 1968. Amongst other assignments he has served in
the Prime Minister’s Office 1982-87. He was India’s first Chief Information Commissioner (2005-10).
MALAVIKA KARLEKAR has been a university teacher, researcher, editor and curator of archival photographs. Her recent books include Visual Histories –
Photography in the Popular Imagination (2013), Memories of Belonging – Images from the Colony and Beyond (2015) and an edited volume of her mother, Monica
Chanda’s, memoirs, Days with Dinko and Other Memories (2018).
SUVIR KAUL is A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include Of Gardens and Graves: Kashmir, Poetry,
Politics and the edited volume The Partitions of Memory: the afterlife of the division of India.
IP KHOSLA joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1960. He has served in Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Myanmar and as Secretary in the Ministry of
MONA G MEHTA is Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology,
Gandhinagar. Her research interests include democracy, civil society, middle class politics and urban transformations.
MUDAR PATHERYA shared the oxygen with Mike Brearley as an inconsequential teenaged reporter in the Press Box in 1981-2 before both went different
ways — Brearley to a career looking into people’s minds as a psychoanalyst and Patherya losing his mind to cricket as a journalist at Sportsworld.
SUMANA ROY is the author of How I Became a Tree (Aleph, 2017), Missing: A Novel (Aleph, 2018), and Out of Syllabus: Poems (March 2019).
AMANDEEP SANDHU is an author and journalist based in Bengaluru. He is working on a non-fiction book on contemporary Panjab.
SUDHIRENDAR SHARMA is an independent writer, researcher and academic.
HARSH SETHI was formerly Consulting Editor of Seminar.
MANISHA SETHI teaches at Jamia Millia Islamia, and is the author of Kafkaland: Law, Prejudce and Counterterrorism in India (Three Essays).
VIDYA VENKAT is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
SHIV VISVANATHAN is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, Jindal Global University. .