Ruth Vanita is currently professor at the University of Montana, and was founding co-editor of Manushi. She is the author of several books, including Gender, Sex and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry in India, 1780-1870 and Gandhi’s Tiger and Sita’s Smile: Essays on Gender, Culture and Sexuality; and a well-known translator of fiction and poetry from Hindi to English.
Ather Zia is a political anthropologist, poet, columnist, and short fiction writer. She teaches at the University of Northern Colorado Greeley, and is the author of Resisting Disappearances: Milita
Srividya Sivakumar is a poet, teacher, columnist and speaker. She has two collections of poetry, The Blue Note and the critically- acclaimed The Heart is an Attic. Her weekly column, Running on Poe
Sivanath SastriSivanath Sastri (1847–1919) was a scholar, religious reformer, educator, writer and historian. He played an active role in the society of his times and kept a wonderful record of events but for whi
SHASWATI MAZUMDAR teaches German at the Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Delhi. Her research has included a focus on the German writer Bertolt Brecht. She has edited a coll
NOEL VIRTUE was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1947. The author of eight novels and an autobiography, he is now established as one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary novelists. <