Indira Chandrasekhar is a scientist, a fiction writer and the founder and principal editor of Out of Print, an online platform for short fiction connected to the Indian subcontinent. The magazine has championed the short story since 2010 and is a critical platform for connecting literature and cultural thought from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and other nations of the subcontinent as well as the diaspora. Indira’s own short stories have won awards and appeared in anthologies and literary journals across the world. In 2012 she jointly edited the anthology Pangea that was brought out by Thames River Press. A collection of her works, Polymorphism was published by HarperCollins in 2017. She is working on an archival book recording forty years of Bangalore’s International Music and Arts Society on whose Advisory Committee she sits. She has been actively associated with the G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Mumbai since its
inception and serves on its Council.