Ranjan Adiga is the author of Leech & Other Stories (Penguin Random House India, 2024). His works have appeared in The New York Times, HuffPost, Kathmandu Post, among other publications. Originally from Nepal, he is based in the US where he teaches creative writing at Westminster University in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Born on October 26, 1952, Ashwani Kumar is a distinguished Indian politician and attorney, notable for his service as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, representing the state of Punjab. His political journey encompasses significant roles, including serving as the Union Minister of Law and Justice, as well as Union Minister of State…

Uday Prakash, born on January 1, 1952, is a versatile figure in Indian literature, excelling as a Hindi poet, scholar, journalist, translator, and short story writer. His diverse roles include serving as an administrator, editor, researcher, and TV director. As a freelancer, he contributes to major dailies and periodicals, earning accolades for his short stories…

Rahul Soni is a writer, editor, and translator based in India. He is Senior Commissioning Editor – Literary with HarperCollins India, Associate Editor with the journal Almost Island, and Programmes Coordinator at the Sangam House international writers’ residency. He has previously been associated with the journals Pratilipi and Asymptote, and the literary agency Writer’s Side. He has edited the anthology of Hindi poetry…

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Geetika Kohli is a multilingual writer, public speaker and entrepreneur from Jammu and Kashmir. With eight titles to her name, including six poetry and two short story collections, Geetika has led Hymns and Harmony, an international peace building poetry movement. She believes, “courage is your ability to grow larger than an identity thrust upon you.”

Geetanjali Shree is an Indian novelist and short-story writer who is well known for her Hindi-language novel ‘Ret Samadhi’ (2018), which was translated into English as ‘Tomb of Sand’ by Daisy Rockwell. Shree rose to prominence in 2022 when ‘Tomb of Sand’ won the prestigious International Booker Prize. Geetanjali Shree is the author of three…