Amrita Chowdhury

Amrita Chowdhury is the author of Faking It, an art crime thriller and Breach, a cyber thriller. She holds engineering degrees from IIT Kanpur, UC Berkeley and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. She holds seven US patents for semiconductor manufacturing and has done Strategy consulting and Board Advisory work in US and Australia. She […]

Amrita Tripathi

Amrita Tripathi is a senior journalist and a writer. Her debut novel, Broken News, speaks to the dysfunction mirrored in the frenetic pace of 24/7 news. The Sibius Knot, her second work, tracks a group of city kids battling the devil, the darkness, and quite simply the devastation of young adulthood. At the Crime Writers […]

Angad Bagga

Angad Bagga AKA One Sock / Placebo is a musician, based in Delhi. His music is ambient, atmospheric, and perfect for the nights when you wish the ceiling of your room to transform into a vortex and suck you in. At the Crime Writers Festival: Sunday, January 18, 2015 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm | […]

Anita Raghavan

Anita Raghavan spent eighteen years at the Wall Street Journal where she won the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the mergers and acquisition boom in Europe, and the New York Press Club award for her reporting on the near death of the hedge fund Long-Term Capital. She was the European Bureau Chief […]

Aroon Raman

Aroon Raman is a Bengaluru-based entrepreneur and author. His debut novel, a spy thriller called The Shadow Throne, was a national bestseller. His second novel is The Treasure of Kafur. At the Crime Writers Festival: Sunday, January 18, 2015 11:00 am – 11:30 am | CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: A UNIQUE CASE FROM MUGHAL INDIA 1:50 […]

Ashwin Sanghi

Ashwin Sanghi has written several bestsellers including The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Krishna Key. He has also co-authored an international thriller titled Private India with American author James Patterson. Included by Forbes India in their Celebrity 100 and winner of the Crossword Popular Choice Award, Ashwin is considered a front-runner in Indian commercial […]

Avtar Singh

Avtar Singh is the Managing Editor of The Indian Quarterly and former Editor of Time Out Delhi. His first novel was The Beauty of these These Present Things. His latest novel Necropolis tells the story of Delhi infested with vampires, werewolves, rampant sexual violence and a creature of the night. At the Crime Writers Festival: […]

Caryl Férey

Caryl Férey travelled the world at the age of twenty when he fell in love with New Zealand (Haka, Utu : Série Noire Gallimard) and South Africa (Zulu, made into a Jérôme Salle movie starring Forest Whitaker and Orlando Bloom). His novel Mapuche recounts the battle of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in […]

David Stuart Davies

David Stuart Davies is an author, playwright and editor. His work includes six novels featuring his wartime detective Johnny Hawke and six Sherlock Holmes novels – the latest being Sherlock Holmes and the Devil’s Promise. David is regarded as an authority on Sherlock Holmes and is the author of two Holmes plays, Sherlock Holmes: The Last […]

Dhritiman Chaterji

Dhritiman Chaterji is an actor who began his career as the protagonist of Satyajit Ray’s Pratidwandi. Over the years, he has worked in Bangla, Hindi and English films with leading filmmakers like Mrinal Sen, Aparna Sen, Jane Campion, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rituparno Ghosh and others. His most recent film is The Man Who Knew Infinity, a biopic […]

Dhruv Sehgal

Dhruv Sehgal has appeared in ads for Nestle, Bharti Cement and more, along with many other short films and plays. He has also worked as an Associate Director and Editor with Jaideep Varma (National Award winner) on two documentaries – Baawra Mann and I am Offended. At the Crime Writers Festival: Sunday, January 18, 2015 […]

Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee is a filmmaker who is currently obsessed with Calcutta and detectives. At the Crime Writers Festival: Saturday, January 17, 2015 6:05 pm – 6:50 pm | BYOMKESH BAKSHI AND THE BANGLA BLOODHOUND Sunday, January 18, 2015 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm | KILLING FOR ATTENTION: A SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP BY DIBAKAR