Ashu Bhoir is a transwoman poet, accountant and voice over artist from Mumbai.
Ashwini Kumar is a widely published and translated poet and a professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Atul Khatri is a former businessman from Mumbai who has successfully moved to becoming a popular standup-comedian.
Bhaskar is a qualified engineer who is currently a full-time poet, actor, singer and dancer.
Briohny Doyle is an Australian novelist and essayist.
C S Lakshmi is one of India’s leading authors in Tamil and the recipient of the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2023.
Cheuk Kwan is an human rights activist, filmmaker and author, with a deep interest in the cultural aspects of Chinese food.
Eeva Maria al-Khazaali is a poet whose work is mainly feminist and auto-fictional.
Elena Medel is an award-winning author and founder-publisher of the prestigious poetry imprint La Bella Varsovia.
Elif Shafak is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist of international repute.
Faye D’Souza is a journalist and media entrepreneur who runs her own news app
Fiona Fernandez is a senior journalist and author, who writes extensively on heritage.
GN Devy writes in Marathi, Gujarati, and English and has 110 books to his credit, either as an author or editor.
Gavin McCrea is the critically-acclaimed author of two novels and a memoir.
Geetha Ravichandran is a poet and former bureaucrat.
Girish Shahane is an independent writer, curator and columnist.
Govindraj Ethiraj has reported and written on Indian business for over 25 years. He is the founder of several reputed public interest journalism ventures that aim to make the internet safer.