Bitasta Ghoshal was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She is an owner of a 47 years old publication house Bhasha Samsad, and editor of renowned Bengali translation magazine Anubad Patrika. She is a popular writer, poet, translator of recent times in Bengali literature. She is also a Manipuri dancer, social worker and was a Professor of Liberary Science now totally devoted in literature. She has translated several Indian and International stories and poems of different authors. Her works have been translated to Hindi, Oriya,Ahamiya, Rajasthani, English & Spanish by different authors & translators. She have 29 books written by her. She has received many awards, included ‘Ekanta’r katha sahittik puroshkar’, ‘Dui Banglar sera kabi samman’, ‘Bangla Academy Swaraswti sammanana award’, ‘Bangla Akademy Award for Anubad Patrika’, ‘Chalantika award, Ketaki kabi award’.

Ghunghru Parmar is an Indian poet and writer of Hindi philological. She is holding P.HD. in Hindi and accomplished research on Ravindranath Tagore. She is a dynamic columnist and participating as editor for many regional magazines and Journals. Her poems and stories have been published in Hindi, English & Bengali languages associated with many publications. Collection of her poetry have been podcasted in 2021. She is an active member of Hindi Shahitya Academy since 2019, and performed poetry playing from renowned stages (Hindi Shahitya Academy-Kolkata, Bharat Bhavan-Bhopal, Neelambar- Kolkata, Kolkata Poetry Confluence- Kolkata).

Nishi Pulugurtha is Associate Professor, Department of English, Brahmananda Keshab Chandra College, Kolkata. Her areas of interest are British Romantic literature, Indian writing in English, the diaspora, Shakespeare adaptations in film. She has published in refereed international and national journals. Pulugurtha has a monograph on Derozio and a collection of travel essays, Out in the Open, an edited volume of essays on travel, Across and Beyond (2020), a volume of poems The Real and The Unreal and Other Poems (2020) and a collection of short stories The Window Sill (2021). She has edited a special issue of Cafe Dissensus on “Epidemics/Pandemics and Literature” (February 2021) and a special feature issue of Muse India on “Shakespeare in Indian Cinema” (July-August 2021). A volume of poems is forthcoming from Writers Workshop, Kolkata. Pulugurtha is now working on an edited volume of essays titled Literary Repreentation of Pandeics, Epidemics and Pestilence (Routledge, forthcoming). She is Secretary of the Intercultural Poetry and Performance Library, Kolkata (IPPL). She also writes on Alzheimer’s Disease and on food and memory.

Born in 1984, in Ichapore, West Bengal, India, Jhelum Tribedi is a Bengali poet. Among her most recent publications of Bengali poetry collections are Akhrot (2021), Brishti Pora Bari (2020), Niruddesh Samparkito Ghoshona (2015). She regularly writes for the leading journals and periodicals of West Bengal and Bangladesh. Her poems have been translated into English, Hindi, and other languages. The English translation of her poems Memoir Of A Girl, as translated and compiled in the form of a book by poet Moulinath Goswami, has been published by Ink Links Publishing House, Kashmir in July, 2021. She has participated in the 4th Bengali Poetry Festival in 2018 at Bangladesh as an invitee poet. She has also participated in Mulakat, a poetry reading session, upon invitation from Sahitya Akademi, Kolkata in February 2022.