SALIK SHAH | Founding Editor & Publisher

Salik Shah is the founding editor and publisher of Mithila Review. His fiction and poetry has been nominated for Elgin, Toto and Kumaon Literary Festival’s Fellows of Nature awards. One of his short stories appears in a course syllabus at SOAS University in London. He is the Seasteading Institute ambassador to India and a Future of India Fellow with media appearances and publications around the world. A former journalist and advertising professional, Shah studied film at Film and Television Institute of India (2009).

Twitter: @salik


AJAPA SHARMA | Co-Founding Editor

Ajapa Sharma’s poetry and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, These Fine Lines, The Kathmandu Post, and Studies in Nepali History and Society, among other publications. After graduating from Mount Holyoke College in 2013, she is currently working on the ideas of self in the mid-20th century South Asian literary and political culture at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Twitter: @Ajapa_Sharma


Isha Karki is a British Nepali writer based in London. Her short stories have appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Mslexia and The Good Journal and were shortlisted in the Brick Lane Book Shop Short Story Prize and the London Short Story Prize. She is a 2019 London Writers Awardee and a graduate of Clarion West.

Twitter: @IshaKarki11


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