Pushpita Alam is the managing editor of Bengal Lights Books and in charge of the Dhaka Translation Center, both based at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world – noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums – but, as these stories show, it is...
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, teaches English and the politics
Rafia Zakaria is a columnist for Dawn (Pakistan) and the Boston Review’s ‘Reading Other Women’ Series. She is the author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan (Bea
Lekha Chakraborty is Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, and Research Scholar, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York (NY), USA. She is
A.R. Venkatachalapathy, historian and Tamil writer, is a professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai.
Ali Mir is a professor at William Paterson University in the US, and is the co-author of Anthems of Resistance: A Celebration of Progressive Urdu Poetry.
Shirin Kudchedkar, a distinguished feminist critic who died in 2009. She edited the Gujarati section of Women Writing in India, 2 vols., edited by Susie Tharu and K. Lalita
Mathangi Subramanian is a writer, educator, and activist who believes that stories have the power to change the world. A former American public school teacher, assistant vice president at Sesame Wo