Anand Teltumbde is a writer, political analyst, and General Secretary, CPDR (Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights), Maharashtra.

Ashok Gopal is an independent researcher and writer based in Pune. He has been studying Ambedkar’s thought and Dalit Marathi literature for over a decade.

Githa Hariharan has written fiction, essays and columns over the last three decades. Her most recent book is Almost Home: Cities and Other Places. For more on the author and her work, see

Keki Daruwalla writes poetry and fiction. He lives in Delhi. His novel Ancestral Affairs was recently published by Harper Collins. He won the Commonwealth Poetry Award (Asia) for his poetry volume Landscapes.

Medha Singh is a poet from New Delhi. Her first collection of poems Ecdysis (2017) has been published by Poetrywala, Mumbai. Her poems have previously appeared in Nether, Muse India, Beyond Borders, The Bombay Literary Magazine, The Journal of the Poetry Society, and several others. She has bylines in The Hindu, Mtv (indies), Bordermovement, Rock Street Journal and Rolling Stone Magazine, where she wrote on music. She received her degree in MA, English Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University. In 2015, she was part of an exchange program as part of her master's degree, at Sciences Po, Paris where she read International Relations. She is currently working on her second book of poems and a short text on travel fiction. Her poems are forthcoming in the Sahitya Akademi and Red Hen anthologies of Contemporary Indian Writing. Her interests range widely, between philosophy, photography, cinema, music and painting, owed largely to filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky. She is​ currently​ Editor-at-Large at Coldnoon.

Mila Samdub studied creative writing at a small college in upstate New York. He has interests like trees, food, borderlands, and typography. He lives in New Delhi, the city of his adolescence, where he now works everyday.

Narendra Nayak is a notable rationalist, sceptic, and godman debunker from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. He is the current president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations.

Rahee Punyashloka is a PhD Research Scholar at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Writer and activist Rajendra Chenni is Professor in the English Department at Kuvempu University, Shimoga.