Ather Zia is a political anthropologist, poet, columnist, and short fiction writer. She teaches at the University of Northern Colorado Greeley. Ather is founder-editor of Kashmir Lit and co-founder
Josef Steindl (1912-1993) received his doctorate in economics from the Vienna Hochschule für Welthandel (now the Economic University) in 1935. Influenced by Austro-Marxism, he was am
Easterine Kire (born 1959) is a poet, novelist and children's writer from Nagaland who currently lives in Norway.
Hamid Dabashi is the author of Post-Orientalism: Knowledge and Power in Time of Terror.
Mahmood Farooqui (born 13 March 1978) is a writer and director. He is the author of Besieged: Voices from Delhi, 1857 (2010). He is a well-known performer of Dastangoi.