Founder & Editor

Tejaswinee is a Pushcart-nominated writer and poet from West Bengal, India. She also dabbles in the occasional art/photography. Her fiction has been/will be published in Muse India, The Unconventional Courier, Misery Tourism, Vocivia Magazine, Roi Fainéant Press, Third Lane, Bag of Bones Press, Borderless Journal, Kitaab, Active Muse, Yuzu Press, Penicillin, and Purple Wall Stories, among others, including in anthologies and the Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai Podcast (White Enso). Her verse poetry has appeared/will appear in Driech Magazine, Amity (Hawakal Publishers, 2022), Close Up (Orchard Lea Books, 2022), A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Piker Press, The California Poppy Times, and Paddler Press, among others, while her prose poetry has appeared in Taco Bell Quarterly, Ongoing, Gastropoda and elsewhere. Meanwhile, her photography and art have been in Briefly Zine and Penicillin. Currently, Tejaswinee edits fiction for The Storyteller’s Refrain and is the West Bengal State Chair for the G100 World Peace Wing, India. Featured and interviewed by Alphabet Box in December 2021, she is also an Advocate at the Calcutta High Court, has obtained an LL.M. in Business Law from the Department of Law, University of Calcutta and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration from Tamil Nadu Open University.


Twitter: @TejaswineeRC

Instagram: @tejaswineeroychowdhury

Ankit Raj Ojha


Ankit Raj Ojha is a poet, writer, former software engineer and former rock band frontman from Chapra, Bihar, India. He has poetry and short fiction published/forthcoming in Amity: Peace Poems (Hawakal), Native Skin, Dreich, The Bayou Review, The Dillydoun Review, Roi Fainéant Press, Paddler Press, The Broadkill Review, Rancid Idols Productions, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Streetcake Magazine, The Piker Press, Loft Books, The Martello Journal, The Bitchin' Kitsch, Cajun Mutt Press, Brave Voices Magazine, A Sum of Our Poetic Parts: Volume 2, Bullshit Shit and Barrio Panther, among other venues. Ankit sunlights as an Assistant Professor of English with the Department of Higher Education, Haryana, and has a PhD from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Roorkee. He has research articles published/forthcoming in Routledge and Johns Hopkins University Press journals, guest-edits Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (Bingöl University, Turkey), and is a Consulting Editor for The Explicator (Routledge). He is the author of Pinpricks, a poetry collection from the Hawakal Young Poets 2022 series. 


Twitter: @ankit_raj01

Instagram: @ankitrajojha1