Outside, Inside, In-between

Adip Dutta is a sculptor based in Kolkata and also an assistant professor at the Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

Animesh Mahata is a visual artist and PhD scholar at Banaras Hindu University. He has participated in many group shows and national exhibitions.

Amit Shankar Saha is a faculty member in the Department of English at Seacom Skills University. He is also a researcher, a short story writer, and a poet.

Aarati Ranade is a scientist working in the field of Stem Cells and Liver Models in the US. She is also interested in translation, photography, doodling, hiking and cycling.

Aruna Joshi is an independent translator and researcher in Tribal Literature. She translates texts across and into Marathi, Gujarati and English and has been part of publication initiatives of Sahitya Akademi and Bhasha Research and Publication Centre.

Bhupen Khakhar was a painter, writer and editor. He wrote extensively in Gujarati and was the co-editor of Vrishchik journal.

Chitra Rawat is a final year student at University of Delhi, and currently works at a blogger with a youth generalist website, ED Times. If not working on her blogs, she can often be spotted at National Gallery of Modern Art.

Dipti Tambe has been pursuing her PhD at the Department of German, University of Mumbai, where she also teaches German Language and Literature. Her area of research is the contemporary Grips Theater, a German theater form for young.

G. N. Devy is a literary critic, writer and activist. He is the founder and former director of Bhasha Research and Publication Centre and the chief editor of People’s Linguistic Survey of India.

Krishnal Fulwala is pursuing MVA in Painting from M. S. University, Baroda. He was awarded Narseen Mohamedi scholarship in 2015-16.

Nisha Abdulla is a playwright and a performance storyteller. Currently, she is pursuing a year long program in theatre direction at the Indian Ensemble Directors Training Program, Bangalore.

Oindrilla Maity Surai is an independent curator and research scholar pursuing her PhD in Cultural Studies at Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal.

Prachee Batra is a visual artist from Mumbai. She has recently completed her masters in Painting from M.S.University, Baroda. She has exhibited her works in several group shows.

Pradnya Daya Pawar is a Dalit-feminist poet writing in Marathi. Besides poems, she has a two-act play, a collection of short stories and two books of column-writing to her credit. Recently, a collection of her stories is translated into English.

Rajashree Gandhi is a writer keen to explore multiple forms, moods, and languages. She also conducts writing and creativity workshops with children across cities.

Ramu Ramanathan is an editor, playwright and director. He has several plays to his credit including Cotton 56, Polyester 84, Jazz, Comrade Kumbhakarna, and Postcards From Bardoli.

Rasika Agashe is an actor, writer and director working in the field of theatre, cinema and television. She is the founder of Mumbai based theatre group, Being Association.

Razia Patel is a social activist and writer. Currently, she is a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Education, Pune.

Samreen Sajeda is currently pursuing an MA in English Literature from the University of Mumbai. Her poems have been published in Muse India, the Indian Cultural Forum and in the Anthology of Poetry India.

Sanika Dhakephalkar has MA in English from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She is a poet, a painter, and a feminist through and through. She speaks, sings, and loves in several languages.

Satpal Ganganmale is a creative writer. He is active in various theatre activites in Kolhapur.

Sharmila Ranade is a Pune based poet. She writes in English, Hindi and Marathi. 

Sharmistha Saha is a theatre practitioner and researcher based in Mumbai. Currently, she is a faculty member at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Shilpa Kamble is an income tax officer. She writes fiction, poetry and drama in Marathi.

Sitikantha Samantsinghar has completed his BVA in Painting from Government College of Arts And Crafts, Odisha and Masters in Fine Arts in Painting from Amity School Fine Arts, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Somedutta Mallik is an art researcher. She has the Master of Fine Arts degree in Art History and Visual Studies from Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communications, University of Hyderabad.

Soumyadeep Roy has studied Literature and Film. He is an independent visual artist and writer.

Suchana Seth is a physicist-turned-data-scientist, compulsive reader, slow traveler, and photographer of empty chairs. Her day job is to prevent data dystopias. At night, she writes speculative fiction and poetry. Her writing has appeared in Litro Magazine and The Coffeelicious.

Yugandhar Deshpande is a playwright and theatre curator. He is associated with Awishkar, a theatre company based in Mumbai. Currently, he is working on his piece, ‘Merry Go round!’

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