B. Kesharshivam is the pen name of B.S. Jadav, which he coined by combining his parents' names and placing Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's first initial in front. He has written many novels and short stories,
Kamala Visweswaran is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego. She is the author of Fictions of Feminist Ethnography.
Rosy Thomas, well-known Malayalam writer and translator, her best-known work – Ivan Ente Priya C J.Her other prominent works include Urangunna Simham (The Sleeping Lion), a memoir of her father,
Mark Juergensmeyer is director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.