"We, the readers and students of literature, have been hijacked. The literary critics, our teachers, those assassins of culture, have put us up against the wall and held us captive." So begins Jona...
Suad Amiry is an architect, and Founder-Director of RIWAQ: the Centre for Architectural Conservation in Ramallah. Amiry won Italy's prestigious Viareggio-Versilia Prize in 2004, and her first book,
Rahul Roni is a writer, editor and translator based in India. He co-founded and, from 2008 to 2012, co-edited Pratilipi, a literary journal, and Pratilipi Books, an independent publishing imprint.
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
Elizabeth Wieling is a research scholar at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul, USA.