Yatindra Mishra is a poet, editor, and scholar of music and cinema. He has written Girija (2001), Devpriya (2007) and Sur Ki Baradari (2009) about the life and work of thumri singer Girija Devi, dancer Sonal Mansingh, and shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan. He has also published a book on playback singer Lata Mangeshkar based on a series of interviews spanning over a period of seven years titled Lata: Sur-Gatha (2016).
Maneesha Taneja teaches Spanish at University of Delhi and translates between Spanish, English and Hindi. Her noteworthy translations include Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, Nadine Gordimer's collection of short stories, and Pablo Neruda's Memoirs into Hindi. Her recent translation of Amitav Ghosh's Gun Island has received much critical acclaim.