Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o won the Lotus Prize for Literature in 1973. He is the author of such celebrated novels as Weep Not, Child (1964), A Grain of Wheat (1967), Petals of Blood (1977) and Wizard of
Neetha N. is Professor and Acting Director at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies (CWDS), New Delhi. Before joining CWDS, she was Associate Fellow and Coordinator, Centre for Gender and La
Ashok Mitra is an Indian Marxist economist and politician. He has written for Economic and Political Weekly and contributes articles regularly to The Telegraph. He has also written short stories in
Angelo Costa Silveira is a conservation architect of Goan origin based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Etienne van Heerden's debut youth novel, Matoli, was published in 1978. During the 1980s he was a member of a group of Afrikaans writers secretly meeting exiled ANC members at the now-famous Victor
Harsh Mander, 56, social worker and writer, is a former civil servant. He has taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; St Stephen's College, Delhi; California Institute of Integral