founder & editor
Tejaswinee Roychowdhury is a Pushcart-nominated writer and poet from West Bengal, India. She also dabbles in the occasional art/photography. With her interview episode on The Nuts & Bolts of Writing Podcast with Imelda Wei Ding Lo featured in Arizona State University's Superstition Review blog, Tejaswinee's work spanning across genres has been curated in eleven countries. Her publications include Stanchion, Muse India, Taco Bell Quarterly, San Antonio Review, JAKE, Setu, The Unconventional Courier, Driech, miniMAG, Amity: peace poems, Roi Fainéant, Twin Pies, Vocivia, Third Lane, Borderless Journal, Kitaab, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Yuzu Press, Ongoing, Bullshit Lit, and Paddler Press, among others, and has been featured in the Pandan Weekly Newsletter. Tejaswinee is an Advocate at the Calcutta High Court, having obtained an LL.M. in Business Law from the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, and is currently pursuing M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration from Tamil Nadu Open University. She is also the West Bengal State Chair for the G100: Mission Million, World Peace Wing: India.
Ankit Raj Ojha
Ankit Raj Ojha is a poet, writer, assistant professor of English, former rock band frontman and former software engineer from Chapra, Bihar, India. His writings are curated in ten countries, including venues such as Indian Literature (Sahitya Akademi), Outlook India, Poetry Wales, Stanchion, Native Skin, Dreich, Ink Sweat & Tears, The Dillydoun Review, The Broadkill Review, The Bayou Review, Roi Fainéant Press, San Antonio Review, Setu, Paddler Press, Bullshit Lit, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, and Streetcake Magazine among others. He is the author of Pinpricks (Hawakal, 2022). Ankit works with the Department of Higher Education, Haryana, and has a PhD in literature from IIT Roorkee. He has research articles in Routledge and Johns Hopkins University Press journals, and a book chapter forthcoming with Vernon Press. He is an editor at The Hooghly Review and Essence & Critique: Journal of Literature and Drama Studies (Bingöl University, Turkey), and is a consulting editor with Routledge.