Purnima Bose is Associate Professor of English at Indiana University.
Truman Capote was born September 30, 1924, in New Orleans. After his parents' divorce, he was sent to live with relatives in Monroeville, Alabama. It was here he would meet his lifelong friend, the
Patrick Hoenig is visiting professor at the Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Vivan Sundaram (born 1943) studied painting in Baroda and London. Since 1990 he has made sculpture, installation, photography, and video. His major works include the installations Memorial (1993),
Huma R. Kidwai is a Hyderabad-based writer and independent researcher in the sociology of Muslim societies.
Moushumi Bhowmik is a writer, researcher and singer based in Kolkata.