Venita Coelho

Venita Coelho Writer has had a career in films, television and books. She is a two time winner of The Hindu award for Best Fiction for Children, for her books ‘All of Me’ and ‘Boy No.32’. The author of 10 published books and a couple of hundred hours of television, her film credits include Karan […]


Varud Gupta

Varud Gupta Writer Varud is the award-winning author of the graphic novel Chhotu: A Tale of Love and Partition (Comic Con India “Best Writer”) and the travelogue Bhagwaan Ke Pakwaan: Food of the Gods (Gourmand for “Peace”). His writing also frequently appears in National Geographic Traveller and Mint Lounge. He began his career as a […]


Suhail Naqshbandi

Suhail Naqshbandi Writer and artist Suhail is an interdisciplinary visual artist based out of Kashmir. He has been working as a visual storyteller for over 20 years as a political cartoonist, illustrator, painter and graphic designer, with a focus on stories of struggle, resilience, resistance and dissent of Kashmiri people. Through his work, he tries […]


Sheela Jaywant

Sheela Jaywant Writer Goan humour-columnist writer Sheela Jaywant’s stories have found their way into anthologies like ‘Quilted – stories of middle-class India’, ‘Liftman and Other Stories’, ‘Indian Voices’, ‘Vanilla Desires’, ‘City of the Gods’, ‘She Writes’, ‘Shell Windows’, ‘Inside Outside’, ‘Carnival’, ‘Bomoicar’ and others. She has written for the Indian Quarterly, RHiME and The Readers’ […]


Sarat T. Rao

Sarat T. Rao Writer Sarat T. Rao is a musician who loves writing speculative fiction. After studying economics, statistics and mathematics for five years, he ended up doing research for a film on Srinivasa Ramanujan. Then he worked at a bank for some time but continued writing. Story-telling merged with film, and he made a […]


Salil Chaturvedi

Salil Chaturvedi Writer Salil Chaturvedi writes short fiction and poetry. He lives in Chorao, Goa, where he loves mostly to wonder and wander. He is the author of In the Sanctuary of a Poem, and an award-winning collection of Hindi poems titled Ya Ra La Va Sha Sa Ha. His collection of short stories is […]


Rohit Karandadi

Rohit Karandadi Artist Rohit Karandadi is an artist who dabbles in the mediums of animation, film-making and sequential art. He is intrigued by the workings of society and deeply interested in the intersections of philosophy and psychology. As a visual designer, he has worked to create communications for The Red Cross International, SEWA Bharat and […]



Rai Artist is an artist currently based in Goa. Her works observe spaces as passages and engage with negotiations in them – through drawings, books, games and fantasy making. Insta: raixic In Comixense: The Pegasus Affair (Vol 1 Issue 3 | October-December 2021) and City of Astronomers (Vol 1 Issue 1 | April-June 2021)


Priyanka Purty

Priyanka Purty Artist Priyanka Purty is an architect and UX/UI designer currently based in Chaibasa, Jharkhand. She has dabbled with photography, filmmaking and has previously worked in the Art direction/Set design department for films and music festivals. Her post-graduation project, Honortan Rimil (Wandering Cloud), a Ho-language short film, won the Best Film by a Woman […]


Priya Kurian

Priya Kurian Artist Priya Kuriyan is a children’s book writer-illustrator, comics maker and chronic doodler. She has directed animation films for the Sesame Street show (India) and the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) and has illustrated numerous children’s books for various Indian publishers. She is based in Bangalore and in her spare time makes […]