Beginning in the late 1980s, northern Nigeria saw a boom in popular fiction written in the Hausa language.
Known as littattafan soyayya ("love literature"), the books are often inspired b...
Binitha V. Thampi is an associate professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Mrinalini Sinha is Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies at Penn State University.
Sreemati Chakrabarti is a former Professor, Department of East Asian Studies and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi. She is also Honorary Fellow and Vice-Chairperson, Inst
Bama teaches in a primary school in Uthramerur, near Chennai. She draws her energy from the Dalit movements in Tamil Nadu and her writing is a source of strength for the growing Dalit consciousness
Sipra Bhattacharya has always been involved in school teaching, and is an experienced translator.
Uma Randeria was one of the translators of The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi from Gujarati into English. She has also translated collections of short stories from Russian and Bengali into Gujar