Aashay Kadam is a poet seeking new experiences.
Abanti Sankaranarayanan is a seasoned business leader presently on the Mahindra Group Executive Board.
Adrian Terron is Head of Corporate Brand and Marketing Strategy, Tata group.
Amith Prabhu has founded a variety of Public Relations platforms.
Amrita Shah is a writer and journalist. Well known for her pioneering investigations into the Mumbai underworld, she has worked for the Time-Life News Service, edited features magazines, Debonair and Elle, and…
Andrey Kurkov is an award-winning Ukrainian novelist who writes in Russian and Ukrainian. He is the author of more than 20 novels and 10 books for children.
Anisha Rachel Oommen is the co-founder of Goya Media, which specialises in digital content and communications within the F&B and hospitality sectors.
Anjan Sundaram is an award-winning war correspondent, author, and television presenter. He has degrees in mathematics and journalism.
Anjum Hasan is a much-decorated author and poet.
Anthony Sattin is a highly regarded author of several books on history and travel.
Antoine Lewis is a Food & Wine writer and columnist.
Anuja Chauhan has written seven best-seller novels, before which she created advertisements for multinationals for seventeen years.
Anuradha Sengupta is a well-known television anchor and editor based in Mumbai.
Anuvab Pal is a universally acclaimed stand-up comedian and has held over 1000 shows in 30 cities across the world.
Arjun Raj Gaind writes mysteries, comics and speculative fiction.
Arpit Yadav is a poet from Agra, currently working with an NGO in Mumbai.
Arunava Sinha is a creative writing professor and a prolific literary translator between English and Bengali.
Ashok Gopal is a journalist, consultant and author of a recent biography of B.R. Ambedkar the architect of the Indian constitution.
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.
Gurcharan Das is an author, commentator and corporate maven.
Harish Bhat is an author, columnist and marketer. He works with the Tata Group, where he began his career 36 years ago.
Harnidh Kaur is a published poet and a consumer product builder.
Harsh Mariwala is the Chairman of Marico and Managing Director and Chairman of Kaya Limited.
Hrishikesh Kannan, popularly known as Hrishi K, is a leading radio and podcast producer.
Iffat Nawaz is based in Pondicherry and has written an acclaimed debut novel.
Isabella Hammad is a British-Palestinian author, who featured in the Granta Best of Young British Novelists for 2023.
Ishita Thakur is a creative producer across TV and digital mediums.
Jane Borges is a Mumbai-based journalist, editor and author.
Jerry Pinto is a poet, author, translator and editor.
Kalpana Sharma is an independent journalist, author and columnist.
Kamal Shah is the Co-Founder of NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis centre network, and the author of Silver Lining, about his experience with long term dialysis and setting up Nephro-Plus.
Kamala Ganesh is an eminent sociologist, former head of the sociology department at Mumbai University.
Karan Rajan is an NHS surgeon and one of the biggest health & science creators on social media, with over 8.5 million followers
Khushboo Mattoo writes and broadcasts on art, conflict, and culture.
Gunai woman Kirli Saunders is an award-winning writer & artist.
Kunal Purohit is an award-winning independent journalist.
Kunal Vijayakar is a food-writer, YouTuber, author, actor, and political satirist.
Luke Coutinho is the pioneer and founder of the You Care Wellness Programme, specialising in many chronic and autoimmune conditions. He has also written best selling on wellness.
Mamang Dai is a highly decorated poet and author and the Poet Laureate for Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 2023
Manav Kaul is a novelist, theatre director, playwright, author, actor and filmmaker.
Mani Shankar Aiyar, author and columnist, is a former diplomat and Union Cabinet Minister in the Government of India.
Manoranjan Byapari taught himself to read and write at the age of 24 and has authored several books in Bengali, which have been translated into many languages. He is a member of the Bengal Legislative Assembly
Marcus du Sautoy is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.
Mario Barenghi is full professor of Contemporary Italian literature at the University of Milan Bicocca, and an authority on Italo Calvino.
Martina Clavadetscher is an award-winning writer and playwright.
Born in Mumbai, mindfulness expert Martina Esberger-Chowdhury works and writes in Vienna.
Dr Meeran Chadha Borwankar is a recipient of the President of India Police Medal for Distinguished Service, and a prolific writer on crime and gender.
Mehdi Hasan is a British-American author and a popular TV show host.
Michel Bussi is one of the most successful French authors of all time.
Michelle Philip is a professor, author, podcaster and stand-up comic.
Miles Merrill is the founder of the Australian Poetry Slam, an international performing writers’ programme across the Asia-Pacific.
Mithra Venkatraj is a Kannada short story writer living in Mumbai.
Nader Fekri is a Visiting Professor of Politics at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina specialising in European and Middle Eastern politics.
Nadir Godrej is the Chairman of Godrej Industries Ltd. and Godrej Agrovet Ltd. and is a published poet.
Nikhil Inamdar is the India Business Correspondent for the BBC based out of Mumbai.
Nikhil Wagle is a journalist, publisher and political commentator.
Nilakantan RS is an engineer by training and is the Chief Data Scientist for one of India’s largest fintech firms.
Pallavi Aiyar is an award-winning reporter and author, who has worked as a foreign correspondent for over two decades from China, Europe, Indonesia and Japan.
Parvez Diwan runs his own Mumbai based cyber security company and is an international consultant in the field.
Payal Kapadia writes and teaches in Mumbai and is a popular author of books for young adults.
Peter Frankopan is a leading historian and Professor of Global History at Oxford University.
Pip Adam is a prize-winning author of four novels and produces a popular podcast.
Piyush Jha is a film director, screenwriter and author of crime-fiction novels.
Prahlad Kakar is a prominent ad-film director and co-founder of Genesis Film Production, a leading ad-film production house.
Praveen Chakravarty is Chairman of Data Analytics for the Congress party.
Prem is a poet and a junior artist and dancer for films and stage.
Premraj is a poet from Mumbai who works in the healthcare sector
Quasar is a theatre-holic and lover of all things theatrical. Since 1999, he has directed and produced over 25 plays with QTP; including Every Brilliant Thing, A Peasant of…
Quinn Slobodian is a Canadian historian and author, currently a professor of History of Ideas at Wellesley College, USA
R Gopalakrishnan was a corporate leader for 50 years at HUL and Tata. He is a columnist and the author of 18 books.
R Jagannathan, Editorial Director of Swarajya magazine, is a veteran journalist who has held senior positions with leading businesses and general print and digital publications.
Raghu Karnad is an award winning author, essayist and journalist.