The Team

Sumana Roy is the author of How I Became a Tree, a work of nonfiction, Missing: A NovelOut of Syllabus: Poems, and My Mother’s Lover and Other Stories, a collection of short stories. You can read more about her here

Semeen Ali has four books of poetry to her credit. Her works have featured in several national and international journals as well as anthologies. She has been invited to literary
festivals to read from her works. She has co-edited four anthologies of poetry/prose that have been published nationally and internationally. Apart from reviewing books for prestigious journals, she is also the Fiction and the Poetry editor for the literary journal Muse India. You can read more about her on her website

Bhaswati Ghosh writes and translates fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Her first book of fiction is ‘Victory Colony, 1950′. Her first work of translation from Bengali into English is ‘My Days with Ramkinkar Baij’. Bhaswati’s writing has appeared in several literary journals, including Indian Express, Scroll, The Wire, Literary Shanghai, Cargo Literary, Pithead Chapel, Warscapes, and The Maynard. Bhaswati lives in Ontario, Canada and is an editor with The Woman Inc. She is currently working on a nonfiction book on New Delhi, India. To learn more about her publications click here .

Pratyusha Chakraborty, an artist based in Kolkata, works with different mediums and explores various genres in the hopes of mastering a few of them in her lifetime. She specializes in and is best known in the art community for her creative lettering pieces. She also worked as the editor of “The Quarto”, an online art magazine brought out by Last Page Doodles, Kolkata’s first and the biggest online art community. Pratyusha graduated from Bethune College in 2020 and is currently pursuing her Masters degree in English Language and Literature from The University of Calcutta.

Malini Bhattacharya studied English literature at Jadavpur University, in Kolkata, where she was born and has lived most of her life. She writes fiction, creative nonfiction and (very rarely) poetry. She also translates, especially the work of contemporary women and feminist writers to and from English and Bengali. Her work has appeared in Coldnoon Travel Poetics, Litro, Tehelka, The News Minute, The Better India, Agony Opera, Aparjan among others. She is working frantically on her first book

Ipsita Deb teaches in the Department of English at Rajganj College, Jalpaiguri. She is currently pursuing her PhD from the University of North Bengal. She loves travelling and has an ardent love for World Photography and Cinema. 

Suranjana Choudhury teaches literature at North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Her essays, translations and reviews have been published in different journals and magazines including Scroll, The Wire, Biblio, The Statesman, Café Dissensus, Humanities Underground, Coldnoon, Travel Poetics and different other places.

Candice Louisa Daquin is of Sephardi French/Egyptian descent. Born in Europe, Daquin worked in publishing for The U.S., Embassy / Chamber of Commerce before immigrating to the American Southwest to study and become a Psychotherapist, where she has continued writing and editing. Prior to publishing her own poetry collections, Daquin regularly wrote for the poetry periodicals Rattle, SoFloPoJo (South Florida Poetry Journal) and The Northern Poetry Review. Aside from her Psychotherapy practice where she specializes in adults who were abused as children, Daquin is also Senior Editor at Indie Blu(e) Publishing, Writer-in-Residence for Borderless Journal, Editor of Poetry & Art with The Pine Cone Review and Editorial Partner, for Blackbird Press. 

Devarsi Ghosh is a Kolkata-based film journalist and film critic. He has reported for and India Today. His articles and reviews have also been published in Hindustan TimesMint Lounge, Firstpost, News9, The Quint and Arre.

Dr. Bipranarayan Bhattacharyya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Government General Degree College, Kharagpur-II. His areas of interest include Victorian Studies, Children’s Literature, Popular Culture and Environmental Studies.

Agnibha Maity is a junior research fellow at the Department of English, University of
North Bengal. He is interested in subaltern studies, archival research, and world politics.

Sayan Aich Bhowmik is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Shirakole College, West Bengal. He is the co-editor of Plato’s Caves Online, a semi- academic space on literature, politics and art. He has recently published his debut collection of poems, I Will Come With A Lighthouse. He is the founding editor of Parcham.