Laird Hunt

July 9, 2017

Laird Hunt is the author of, among other novels, “Neverhome”, which received France’s inaugural Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine, and was a finalist for the Prix Femina. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post an...

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Devesh Kapur

July 9, 2017

Devesh Kapur is the Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India and Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania. His more recent books include, “The Other One Percent: Indians in America”, “Rethink...

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Amber Cantorna

August 4, 2017

Amber Cantorna is an LGBT Christian and the home-schooled daughter of a Focus on the Family executive. Since coming out, she has written “Refocusing My Family” and has also founded Beyond, a non-profit organization focused on helping LGBT people ...

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Philip A. Lutgendorf

July 9, 2017

Philip A. Lutgendorf is Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa and the author of “The Life of a Text: Performing the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas” and “Hanuman’s Tale, The Messages of a Divine Monkey”. He has ...

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Judy Lief

July 9, 2017

Judy Lief is a Buddhist teacher who trained under the Tibetan meditation master, Ven. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. She has edited many of Trungpa Rinpoche’s books, including “Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs Tibet’s Great Yogi” and his...

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Mukund Padmanabhan

August 4, 2017

Mukund Padmanabhan is the Editor of The Hindu, one of India’s oldest and most respected newspapers. He has written about politics, legal affairs, and literature. He is an adjunct faculty of the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, where ...

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Saikat Majumdar

July 9, 2017

Saikat Majumdar is the author, most recently, of “Play House”, a novel about a young boy’s destructive obsession with theater and his mother’s life as a stage actress. The novel, a finalist for the Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Prize ...

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Kanishk Tharoor

July 9, 2017

Kanishk Tharoor is a writer and broadcaster. He is the author of the short story collection “Swimmer Among the Stars”. He is the presenter of the BBC radio series “Museum of Lost Objects”. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Guardian...

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Alberto Ruy Sanchez

July 9, 2017

Alberto Ruy-Sánchez is a Mexican writer and editor. His work of poetry, essays and fiction includes 29 award-winning books that have been translated into 20 languages. His works include “Poetics of Wonder”, “The Secret Gardens of Mogador”, a...

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Odd Harald Hauge

July 27, 2017

Odd Harald Hauge is an adventurer, entrepreneur and author. He has worked as a business journalist, chief editor, and stockbroker. In 1996, he founded Nettavisen, one of the world’s first ”internet only” newspapers. He has published several non...

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