Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of the novel Clouds, published in January 2018 by Simon & Schuster. His first novel, Arzee the Dwarf, was published by HarperCollins, shortlisted for the Commonwealth First Book Prize, translated into German and Spanish, and chosen by World Literature Today in 2010 as one of “60 Essential Works of Modern Indian Literature in English”. He is the editor of a short introduction to the pleasures of Indian literature called India: A Traveler’s Literary Companion. He was formerly the Fiction & Poetry editor of The Caravan, and in 2010 he was a visiting fellow at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. His new book, Tales of My China Dragon, will be published in 2019.

Prayaag Akbar

Prayaag Akbar is a writer and journalist. His award-winning first novel, Leila, was published in April 2017 to critical acclaim. It is now being developed into a TV series by Netflix. He is a consulting editor with the financial newspaper Mint and a former deputy editor of Scroll. He lives in Mumbai with his wife.