Ravi Subramanian, an alumnus of IIM Bengaluru, has spent two decades working his way up the ladder of power in the amazingly exciting and adrenaline-pumping world of global banks in India. He is the award-winning author of ten bestselling books. He has also co-authored a Children's book, My First Book Of Money, with Shoma Narayanan. If God was a Banker won him the Golden Quill readers choice award in 2008. He also won the Economist Crossword Book Award for The Incredible Banker in 2012. "The Bankster", released in 2012 won him the Crossword Book Award in 2013. In 2014 he won the Raymond Crossword book award for Bankerupt. His books have been translated into Hindi, Tamil and Latvian.
Dr. Christine Cornet is a university professor and historian. She is the author of several books and is currently serving as Attachée Debates, Ideas and Books at Institut français India/Embassy of France.
Prasoon Joshi is an acclaimed poet, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, communication specialist and marketer. An award winning lyricist, he has also been honoured with Padma Shri by the Indian Government.
Advaita Kala is a well-known author, screenwriter, and columnist. She has written screenplays of several successful films and has also authored two novels.
Rajiv Dogra is an Indian diplomat, television commentator, writer and an artist. He was the Indian Ambassador to Italy and Romania and Consul General to Karachi, Pakistan. He has written several short stories and editorials in magazines and newspapers. He has also published six books; three novels and three non-fiction.
Swapna Liddle is an author and a historian with a specialization in the history of Delhi. Known for bringing alive culture, history and heritage in the pages of her books, Swapna is also closely involved in the movement to preserve heritage monuments and sites in the country
Jerry Pinto is a Mumbai-based Indian English poet, novelist, short story writer, translator, as well as journalist. Pinto's works include Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb, which won the Best Book on Cinema Award at the 54th National Film Awards, Surviving Women and Asylum and Other Poems.
Amrita Raichand well-known TV anchor of a cooking show Mummy ka Magic. Besides, she is also Actress and a Model.
Sujata Noronha is an educator with a specialisation in Early Literacy. She works in the library and is based in Goa where she runs a not for profit organisation called Bookworm. Sujata believes that lives change when we read and she nurtures children and adults including educators into this thinking through various professional courses and workshops of multiple kinds.
Ravinder Singh is a young and talented author from India, who is known for his popular novel; ‘I Too Had a Love Story.’ Some of his novels that brought him equal level of fame and recognition are; ‘Can Love Happen Twice?’, ‘Tell Me a Story’, ‘Your Dreams Are Mine now’, and ‘Like It Happened Yesterday’.
Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bengali fiction and non-fiction from Bangladesh and India into English. He also translates fiction from English into Bengali. Over 65 of his translations have been published so far in India, the UK and the USA. His recent translations include The Sickle by Anita Agnihotri, Khwabnama by Akhtaruzzaman Elias, and Imaan by Manoranjan Byapari. He was born and grew up in Kolkata, and lives and writes in New Delhi. He teaches at Ashoka University, and is the Books Editor at Scroll.in.
Saba Mahmood Bashir is a poet, author, and translator. Her first book was a collection of poems, 'Memory Past' (2006) brought out by Writers' Workshop. She has also authored 'I Swallowed the Moon: The Poetry of Gulzar' (HarperCollins India, 2013) and translated Gulzar's screenplays of Premchand's 'Godaan' and 'Nirmala and Other Stories'. Her 2019 book, 'Women of Prey' (Speaking Tiger), is a translation of Saadat Hasan Manto’s 'Shikari Auratien'. Saba works as an Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia.