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Kashmira Sheth is an Indian-American author. Her books include Keeping Corner, Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet, No-Dogs-Allowed Rule, Boys without Names, Blue Jasmine, My Dadima wears a Sari, and Monsoon Afternoon.

Aatish Taseer is a journalist who has worked with the Time Magazine. He was born in London to renowned Indian journalist, Tavleen Singh and slain Pakistani politician, Salman Taseer. He was raised in Delhi and studied in a boarding school in Kodaikanal in India. He studied French and Political Science at Amherst College, Massachusetts. Aatish Taseer has authored Noon, The Temple-Goers, and Stranger to History. He divides his time between Delhi and London.

Hussain Zaidi is a journalist and author and works with the Asian Age/Deccan Chronicle in Mumbai. He covered the Mumbai blasts in 1993 on behalf of the Indian Express. His coverage was compiled into the widely-acclaimed book, Black Friday. It was made into a movie later by Anurag Kashyap. He wrote Mafia Queens of Mumbai (co-authored with Jane Borges). He has also written From Dongri to Dubai.

Sagarika Chakraborty was born in Kolkata and she studied Law at National Law University, Jodhpur. She is currently studying at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. She has worked on several projects and papers on diversified topics ranging from corporate governance principles with special emphasis on emerging and transition economies, globalization, ethics, monetary economics, and religion. These have been published in both Indian and international publications. She has presented papers…

Nayana Currimbhoy was raised in India. She studied at a boarding school in Panchgani from the age of seven. She shifted base to the U.S, in the 1980s, where she freelanced as a writer for over two decades. Before penning the fiction Miss Timmins School, which made her immensely popular, she published non-fiction books Indira, a biography of the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Living in Deserts, a cultural geography book aimed at young adults. She has regularly written for…

Sudha Murthy was born on August 19, 1950 in Shiggaon in Karnataka. She was raised by her parents and grandparents. Her childhood proved to be the inspiration behind most of her stories. How I taught my Grandmother to Read and Other Stories is her most popular book. She studied Electrical Engineering at the B.V.B. College of Engineering & Technology and passed out with a First Class and a Gold Medal awarded by the Chief Minister of Karnataka. She completed her Masters in Computer Science from…

Kalli Purie is an Indian businesswoman, who has authored a book titled Confessions of A Serial Dieter. She is working as the Chief Creative Officer of the India Today Group. She has handled several roles in the group since 1996. Kalli Purie completed her schooling from Modern School, New Delhi, and did her graduate studies from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy & Economics. Famous editor and media personality Aroon Purie is Kalli’s father. Kalli also the sister of TV anchor Koel…

iddharth Dhanvant Sanghvi was born in 1977 in Mumbai. His father is a businessman. He studied International Journalism at the University of Westminster in London. He specialized in Photography. He wrote The Last Song of Dusk when he was 22. This book was declared the San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2004, a 2006 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Finalist and a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller. It was translated into ten languages. It won the Betty Trask Award and Premio Grinzane Cavour. His…

Varsha Dixit has penned two novels Right Fit Wrong Shoe followed by Xcess Baggage. Xcess Baggage is India’s first vampire sci-fi book of India. Dixit completed her schooling at St. Mary’s Convent, Kanpur and later pursued B.A (Honours) in Political Science from Indraprastha College, New Delhi. She then completed a Diploma course in Mass Communications from Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and undertook film editing courses from UCLA extension, Los Angeles.