Indira Chandrasekhar: Indira Chandrasekhar started writing fiction with an increasing focus on the short story upon returning to India after more than 17 years abroad. She has a Ph.D. in Biophysics and prior to committing to fiction writing she studied the dynamics of biological membranes at research institutes in India, the United States and Switzerland. Among other places, her work appears in rkvry, Emprise Review, Eclectica Magazine, The Little Magazine and in the short story anthologies Vanilla Desires, Unisun Publications, 2010, in whose annual competition she received recognition and Pangea: An Anthology of Stories from Around the Globe,Thames River Press, 2012 that she coedited. Her stories have won awards and been shortlisted, most notably in the Mslexia short story competitions 2010, 2012. Links to her published work are available on her blog.
Samhita Arni: Samhita Arni was born in Madras, India, in 1984. As the daughter of a diplomat she grew up in India, Indonesia, Italy, Pakistan and Thailand. She is the author and illustrator of the The Mahabharata - A Child's View, Tara Books, 1996, Ramayana, Tara Books, 2012, which has since been translated and published in German, Italian, French, Portugese, Spanish, Catalan and Greek. Samhita obtained a scholarship to study at the United World College of the Adriatic in Italy, and went on to study Film and Religion at Mount Holyoke College, USA. She has worked as an assistant director, a magazine editor and as a scriptwriter, a freelance writer and has collaborated with Locarno Award winning filmmaker Sabiha Sumar (Khamosh Pani) on the script for her feature film. Sita's Ramayana,Tara Books, 2012, a graphic novel, was developed in collaboration with Patua Artist Moyna Chitrakar and spent two weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List for Graphic Novels. Her latest book, a speculative fiction feminist thriller is The Missing Queen, Penguin Viking/Zubaan Books, 2013. Links to her short stories are available on her website. Samhita Arni is on a brief hiatus from Out of Print.
Mira Brunner: Editor, Mira Brunner, is currently on a hiatus from Out of Print.