Arup K Chatterjee is a recipient of the Charles Wallace fellowship, 2014-15, to UK. He has worked at at The Telegraph, India, and received his PhD from the Center for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, for his doctoral dissertation titled: ‘Hillmaking: Architecture and Literature from the Doon Valley’. He is the author of The Purveyors of Destiny: A Cultural Biography of the Indian Railways (Bloomsbury, 2017), apart from numerous other prose or poetic works and opinion articles published worldwide. He is Assistant Professor of English at the Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University.


Assistant Editor

Amrita Ajay is Assistant Professor (English) at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi. She received her MPhil from the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi.



Medha Singh took MA in English from the Center for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is author Ecdysis (Poetrywala, 2017).


Roving Assistant Editor

Huzaifa Omair Siddiqi is a PhD scholar at the Center for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He believes reading to be the most efficient and cost-effective mode of travel.


Editor of Photography

Santosh Verma lives in Mumbai, and his photographs have appeared in or for The New York Times, Bloomberg, International Herald Tribune, Monocle, The Taj, Harley-Davidson, Hutch, Vodafone, Tata, SBI, Tata, Reliance, ICICI, MTDC, Pepsico, and others.


Editorial Research Associate

Ishan Mehandru is a student of English Honours at Hansraj College, University of Delhi.


Contributing Editorial Associates

Eleanor Walsh attended Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia where she studied English, and she later completed her MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University in the UK. She is now in Nepal on PhD research where she studies oral traditions among low-caste communities in the Terai.

Namrata Jain is a poet, independent artist, Assistant Professor of English at Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi.

Paramita Banerjee is a social development professional and travel enthusiast.

Edward D. Miller is Professor of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island and on the faculty of the programs in Theatre and Film at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Subhash Kak is Regents Professor at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Born in Srinagar, Kashmir, he is the author of 20 books of which the most recent is Arrival and Exile: Selected Poems.

Avrina Joslin is a writer of fiction, poetry and travel essays. She has an MA in Writing from The University of Warwick and a BA in English Studies from Christ University.

Amy Jo Minett has been involved in extensive international language projects for many years throughout Afghanistan, Iraq, and Central/Eastern/Southeastern Europe. She is also a professor of English at the Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts (USA), where she teaches English and Graduate TESOL courses. She has a MFA in Poetry from the University of Virginia.

Tagirem Gallego García is a predoctoral researcher at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. Her areas of interest and research are Comparative Literature, Travel Literature, Multiculturalism, Geocriticism, Imagology, Orientalism, Postcolonialism and Language Teaching. Her PhD thesis is on the image of India for English-speaking and French-speaking female author travellers.


Contributing Editors

K Satchidanandan
Poet, and Former Professor of English,
University of Calicut
Former Editor of Indian Literature
(The Journal of Sahitya Akademi)
New Delhi, India

Lisa Thatcher
Sydney, Australia

Sudeep Sen
Poet, and Editor of Atlas Magazine
Editorial Director of Aark Arts Publishers
New Delhi, India, London, UK

GJV Prasad
Poet, Novelist, and Critic
Professor, Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Vice Chair, Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
Editor of Journal of the School of Languages
New Delhi, India

Sebastien Doubinsky
Poet, Novelist, and Critic
Researcher, and Lecturer, Aesthetics and Communication
Aarhus University, Denmark


Advisory Editors

Ian Duncan
Florence Green Bixby Professor
Department of English
University of California, US

Thea Pitman
Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies
SMLC Postgraduate Tutor
School of Modern Languages and Cultures
University of Leeds, UK

C. Raj Kumar
Founding Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University, Dean of the Jindal Global Law School
Member of the National Legal Knowledge Council (NLKC)
Rhodes Scholar, University of Oxford; James Souverine Gallo Memorial Scholar at the Harvard University

John Zilcosky
Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Centre for Comparative Literature
University of Toronto, Canada
President, ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory

Julia Kuehn
Associate Professor of English
Associate Dean of Arts (Teaching and Learning)
University of Hong Kong

Kristi Siegel
Professor of English
Mount Mary University
Milwaukee, US

Lydia Wevers
Former Vice-President of the New Zealand Book Council
Professor, and Director of the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand