Kimaya Kulkarni (she/her/hers) has studied Philosophy at Fergusson College, Pune, and Comparative Literature at the University of Edinburgh, and considers herself to be forever a student of both subjects/disciplines. She is simultaneously the Editor-in-Chief of Bilori Journal and a co-witch at decoloniszing our bookshelves. Her prose has appeared in Wizards in Space, Honey & Lime, Lily Poetry Review, Cobra Milk Mag and ROM Mag.
Valentina de Riso (she/her) is a doctoral researcher at Nottingham Trent University. Her research focuses on contemporary writings by Indigenous women in Canada. She studied Comparative Literature at the University of Edinburgh and has written on topics ranging from the supernatural in British literature, and ghostly figures in Indigenous writings, to ways of engaging ethically with testimony, and postcolonial and decolonial approaches to opacity. Her academic article on the novel Celia’s Song by Stólō author Lee Maracle is forthcoming in 2022.