N. Ravi Shanker lives and works in Palakkad, and regularly translates from Malayalam and Tamil into English. He is the translator of Mother Forest: The Unfinished Story of C.K. Janu (2004).
Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898) was one of the architects of modern India and the founder of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, which later became the Aligarh Muslim University.
Zaheda Hina is an Urdu journalist and writer from Pakistan. She has received many literary awards and was also nominated in 2006 for Pakistan's highest literary honour, the Pride of Performance awa