Ajay Kandar is a journalist and published poet writing in Marathi. Awaanol, Hatti Ilo are collections of his poetry. He has received a number of prestigious awards.

Albert Camus was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.

Anubha Fatehpuria is a Kolkata-based practising architect and theatre-actor. Anubha has received several awards including Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puruskar, and Shyamal Sen Smriti Puraskar in the past for her contribution to theatre acting.

Arya Rothe is a filmmaker based in India. She has received her Master’s degree in 2016 from DocNomads, a documentary directing program taking place in three European countries: Portugal, Hungary and Belgium.

Ashlesha Gore is a published Marathi translator based in Pune. She loves to translate fictions. She is also interested in languages, reading and theatre.

Ashutosh Potdar is a scholar, translator and the creative writer writing in Marathi and English. Watermark Publication has published two volumes of his plays.

Awinash Biniwale is a lexicographer, translator, linguist and a writer in Marathi. Recently, he has received Ashok Kelkar Award for his contribution to the field of language study.

Chinmay Patankar is a copywriter an advertising firm. He has worked Maharashtra Times as a reporter for six years. He has written the story of Marathi film, Rangaa Patangaa.

Deepak Borgave is a translator, poet writing in Marathi and English.

Harper Lee was an American novelist known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960 and won Pulitzer Prize in 1961. Author of this only book, Lee was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contribution to literature in 2007.

Hetal Chudasama is a visual artist, poet and short story writer. She completed Master’s programme from Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda in 2010. She has presented her work in several exhibitions, workshops and residencies nationally and internationally.

Kedar Namdas is a visual artist based in Pune. He has completed BFA (Painting) from Sir J. J. School of Arts, Mumbai and MVA (Printmaking) from M.S. University, Baroda. His works were selected for Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial and China Print Biennale last year.

Madhuri Dixit is an associate professor at Premraj Sarda Mahavidyalaya, Ahmednagar. She is a researcher in the field of social and cultural studies. Also, she is a theatre scholar.

Moin-ud-din is from Srinagar, Kashmir. He is currently pursuing his MA in English Literature at Central University of Kashmir. His work has appeared in Kindle Magazine, Gossamer: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry (Ink Publications, 2015) and others.

Nancy Adajania is a curator, critic and cultural theorist based in Mumbai.

Neel Chaudhuri is a playwright and director based in New Delhi. He is a Founder and Artistic Director of The Tadpole Repertory, New Delhi. Actively involved in Delhi’s campus theatre circuit as a guest director and mentor to college theatre groups, Neel is a recipient of the 2014 Vinod Doshi Fellowship.

Nilanjana Nandy is an artist and art educator. She has Master’s degree in Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda. She is the recipient of a number of scholarships and residency awards. Her work was presented in Sarai Reader 09, Bartered Collections, and Land Natural Gendered.

Noopur Desai is an art critic and researcher writing in Marathi and English. She is a doctoral student of visual arts studies.

Purnanand has completed Master’s programme in Theatre from Lalit Kala Kendra, Pune. He has been working as an actor in film and television industry.

Rajib Chowdhury is a visual artist based in Baroda. He has completed his postgraduate course in printmaking from M. S. University, Baroda and undergraduate course in Fine Arts from Government College of Art, Kolkata.

Sanjeev Khandekar and Vaishali Narkar are visual artists based in Mumbai. Working collaboratively, they are consistently following their concerns about global warming, climate change, and Anthropocene through their visual practices, writings and poetry for last fifteen years.

Santosh Gujar is a practising architect and writer based in Mumbai.

Sewon Rai is a visual artist who lives in between Kolkata and Gangtok. He has completed his BFA (Painting) from The Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, Kolkata and MFA (Painting) from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

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

Vasant Abajii Dahake is an acclaimed Indian writer writing in Marathi. Shubhvartaman, Yogbhrasht, Chitralipi are some of his published collections of poetry. He is also known as a novelist, short story writer, critic and a painter. Dahake is the recipient of several prestigious awards including Sahitya Akademi for his contribution to the field of writing and culture. Dahake’s work has been translated into different languages.

Venu Parijat has completed undergraduate and postgraduate courses in performing arts. She is dancer, choreographer, curator, and arts manager living in the USA.  

Vimal Chandra Pandey is a journalist, film critic and a contemporary Hindi writer. He has published collections of short stories titled, Mastulon Ke Irdgeerd and Dar respectively. Also, he has written a novel, Bhale Dinon Ki Baat Thi.


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