Gautam Bhatia is an Indian SF writer, editor and reviewer. He is the author of “The Wall” and “The Horizon” (HarperCollins India), an SF duology. Both books were featured on Locus Magazine’s annual list of SF recommendations, in 2021 and 2022. He is also the co-ordinating editor of Strange Horizons, a weekly online magazine of global speculative fiction. He has twice been long-listed for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer (at the 2021 and 2022 Hugo Awards), and nominated for a World Fantasy Award for his work with Strange Horizons. His SF reviews and criticism have appeared in The Caravan, Hindustan Times, Scroll, Interzone Magazine and the British Science Fiction Association magazine.
‘Radio for the Millions’ charts the medium’s role in popular cultures and state-making projects of the Subcontinent, rethinking long-held assumptions on transnational listenership
New laws have created jurisdiction for the military to operate at both federal and provincial levels of government, with serious implications for Pakistan’s already precarious federation.
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast