A pioneering scholar in gender studies, Maithreyi Krishnaraj was formerly professor and director, and presently Senior Honorary Fellow, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University.
Radha Chakravarty teaches literature at Gargi College, University of Delhi. She is the author of Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity. Her books in translation include B
Jacinta Kerketta (1983) born in Khudpos village of Manoharpur Block adjacent to the sprawling Saranda jungle in West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, bordering Odisha.