Priyanka Chatterjee (Guest Editor) shuttles between her lives in Siliguri, where she lives, and Gangtok, where she works as a Research Scholar in the Department of English, School of Languages and Literatures, Sikkim University, Sikkim. She is striving to impact the everyday lives of herself and others by her sustained academic endeavours. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sanchayita Paul Chakraborty (Guest Editor) is a PhD Research Scholar in the Department of English, Bankura University, West Bengal, India. Her area of research is Women’s Studies and Feminist theories. She can be reached at email@example.com
Pritha Kundu is an Assistant Professor of English in Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College for Women, Kolkata. She has done her Ph.D. on Medical Humanities. Her other areas of interest include Indian classics, Women’s Studies and Comparative literature.
Bikash Chandra Mandal is a Research Scholar at the Department of English, Visva-Bharati University. He is interested in postcolonial perspective of history, Bengal Renaissance, Modernity, and partition literature.
Anuparna Mukherjee holds a PhD degree in literature from the Australian National University. She completed her graduation from Presidency College, Kolkata. She has guest-edited a special issue on ‘City, Space and Literature’ with Arunima Bhattacharya in 2017. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raza Naeem is a Pakistani social scientist, book critic, and an award-winning translator and dramatic reader based in Lahore. He has been trained in Political Economy from the University of Leeds in UK, and in Middle Eastern History and Anthropology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, US. He is presently working on translations of the selected work of Sibte Hasan, Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi and Abdullah Hussein, and contributes regularly to Newsline, The News on Sunday and The Friday Times. He has curated and moderated a first-ever edition of Banned Books Week in Pakistan in Lahore in September 2014; a second edition in September 2015; a third edition in 2016; and a fourth edition in September 2017 in collaboration with Olomopolo. He is the recipient of a prestigious 2013-2014 Charles Wallace Trust Fellowship in the UK for his translation and interpretive work on Saadat Hasan Manto’s essays. He is currently the President of the Progressive Writers Association in Lahore. His most recent work is an introduction to the reissued edition (HarperCollins India, 2016) of Abdullah Hussein’s classic partition novel, The Weary Generations. He can be reached at: email@example.com
Nandita Dutta works at the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University.
Madhubrata Bhattacharyya is a post graduate student of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She can be found on Instagram as @felinist_ and blogs at medium.com/@bengali_beat. Madhubrata likes going on feminist rants and watching cat videos on the Internet.
Amarinder Gill is an academician employed with the Education Department, Chandigarh. She holds a doctorate from the Department of Sociology, Punjab University. Her areas of interest are Gender Studies and Rural Sociology.
Priyanka Chatterjee shuttles between her lives in Siliguri, where she lives, and Gangtok, where she works as a Research Scholar in the Department of English, School of Languages and Literatures, Sikkim University, Sikkim. She is striving to impact the everyday lives of herself and others by her sustained academic endeavours. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Firoja Parvin is a M. Phil research scholar at the University of North Bengal. Her areas of interest include Women Writings, Eco -Feminism, Post-Colonial Feminism, and Gender Studies. She tweets at @ParvinFiroja.
Priti Mandal is an M.Phil Scholar of English at Visva-Bharati University, working on the Ao-Naga tribe of Nagaland in the writings of Temsula Ao, a well-known Ao-Naga woman writer.
An alumnus of Loreto Convent, Darjeeling and St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling, Rubina Thapa majored in Sociology from Mumbai University from where she also completed her MPhil.
Usha Raman is a professor of communication and media studies at the University of Hyderabad. Her research and teaching interests include feminist media studies, digital culture, science and health communication, and children and media. She is also a columnist for The Hindu, and blogs at mayanotes.blogspot.com
Sai Amulya Komarraju is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad. Her research interests include feminist media studies, feminist cultural studies and digital culture. Her doctoral research explores how Indian millennials understand gender, gender politics, feminisms, and feminist parenting in India. In her free time, she follows YouTube fan wars and DIY culture.
Yudhajit Basu, to the utter dismay of his parents and kins, has devoted his sun to moon to cinema. His ardent passion has landed him in FTII, Pune.
Ipsita Deb‘s love for visual arts drew her to still photography. She’s currently teaching in a college as a guest lecturer and likes to travel and click around.
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