Aravind Adiga was born in India and attended Columbia and Oxford universities. A former correspondent for Time magazine, he is the author of the novel The White Tiger, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize. He lives in Mumbai.

Johanna Isaacson lives in California, where she teaches at UC Santa Cruz.

Fin Keegan (Editor) is a writer and broadcaster. Follow his work at

C. J. McCarthy is a published novelist. He lives in southern France.

Fionn Meade lives in New York and teaches at Columbia University.

Paul McRandle‘s fiction has appeared in the New England ReviewBlack Ice and Volta Fiction. He curates the Surrealist NYC tumblr. Read his work at


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