Shashi Deshpande, novelist and short story writer, has nine short story collections, ten novels, a book of essays and four children’s books to her credit. Three of her novels have received awards
Claudia De La Cruz is Co-Executive Director of The People’s Forum (New York).
Pushpita Alam is the managing editor of Bengal Lights Books and in charge of the Dhaka Translation Center, both based at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
Lina Fruzzetti is professor, Department of Anthropology, Brown University.