Amitava Kumar

July 6, 2018

Amitava Kumar is the author of, most recently, Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, described by Publisher's Weekly as "consistently surprising and hilarious ... an inventive delight." Kumar lives in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he teaches English at Vassar...

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Marcus Moench

July 28, 2018

Marcus Moench is the founder of ISET-International and has worked extensively on water, climate, and urbanization particularly in Asia.  With over three decades experience, his approach combines science with a compassionately humorous eye on the dri...

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Ruby Lal

July 6, 2018

Ruby Lal is an acclaimed historian of Mughal India. Her previous books include, Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World and Coming of Age in Nineteenth Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness. Her most recent book is a work o...

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Preti Taneja

July 24, 2018

Preti Taneja was born in England to Indian parents. She has worked with youth charities and with refugees, and in conflict and post-conflict zones on minority and cultural rights. She now teaches writing in prisons and universities. She is the co-fou...

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Henry Rasof

September 6, 2018

Henry Rasof has been writing, publishing, and reading poetry since 1965. He has published three books and maintains www.henryrasof.com and www.medievalhebrewpoetry.org. He also has been an oboist, cook, and teacher. ...

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Suketu Mehta

August 7, 2018

Suketu Mehta is the author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, which won the Kiriyama Prize and the Hutch Crossword Award, and was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, the Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and the Guardian F...

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Maeve Conran

July 28, 2018

Maeve Conran is the News Director at KGNU, a community radio station in Boulder and Denver. Conran is originally from Ireland and her news stories have been broadcast on Radio France, RTE (Ireland's national broadcaster) as well as NPR and many radio...

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Chigozie Obioma

July 6, 2018

Chigozie Obioma was born in Akure, Nigeria. His debut novel, The Fishermen, was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize 2015 and won a string of awards, including an NAACP Image award. His work has been translated into more than 25 languages, and adapted...

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Sabrina Dhawan

July 24, 2018

Sabrina Dhawan is the screenwriter of Monsoon Wedding, 11.9.01, Cosmopolitan, Kaminey, Ishqiya, Cosmopolitan, Rangoon, and the author of the musical adaptation of Monsoon Wedding. Her student short, Saanjh – As Night Falls, was nominated for a Stud...

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Kerry Parry

September 6, 2018

Kerry Parry, author of Conversations with the Faithful: Seeking Enlighten Over Lunch, is a blogger and freelance writer. She has a BA in Journalism and an MS in Advertising Management. ...

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