Alexia Arthurs was born and raised in Jamaica and moved with her family to Brooklyn when she was twelve. A graduate of Hunter College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she has been published in Small Axe and the Paris Review, which awarded her the Plimpton Prize in 2017. How to Love a Jamaican is her debut short story collection. Alexia lives in Iowa City.
Jeremy Lachlan, a Sydney bookseller, has always been obsessed with the big epic adventures such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and The Chronicles of Narnia – and was inspired to write The Cradle of All Worlds while lost in the Cairo Museum. The first book in a duology, this is his debut novel.
Prayaag Akbar was born in Calcutta in 1982. He studied economics at Dartmouth College and comparative politics at the London School of Economics, and spent a year at Routledge, UK, as a publicity assistant. He has been an editor at scroll.in and the Sunday Guardian and a reporter with Outlook magazine.His work has appeared in Caravan, The Cricket Monthly, Mint, Indian Express and India Today, among others. He lives in Mumbai with his wife and their cat.
Kate Mascarenhas is a half-Irish, half-Seychellois midlander. She has worked as a copywriter, an assistant psychologist, and a bookbinder. She lives with her husband in a small terraced house which she is slowly filling with Sindy dolls. The Psychology of Time Travel is her first novel.