Kavya Sharma is a womanist, poet, and fiction author. She has authored two books, a poetry collection The Carmine Memories, and a fiction novel To Naddiyaa. Her poems have featured in multiple anthologies including Ninety Seven Poems by Terribly Tiny Tales, A Map Called Home by Kitaab Singapore, The 7 Transgressions by Half Baked Beans to name a few. She was among the 100 Most Inspiring Authors of India 2018 by The Indian Awaaz. Her interviews have appeared in various newspapers like Deccan Chronicle, The Sunday Guardian, The Pioneer, BBC Nottingham Radio, and elsewhere. She works as a creative writing trainer for publishing houses, schools, and NGOs.
Tanvi Jain is a freelance writer; she plays around with poetry as well. Some of her poems and prose have made their way to international anthologies by Indie publishers. She was also featured as the poet from across the border in a youth magazine from Pakistan. Currently working with Half Baked Beans, she has edited a memoir, various short story collections, a poetry collection, and fiction novels for them. Her co-authored book, Kalyug, is a sci-fi mythological thriller available worldwide. She explores writing on Instagram at @rustpad.
An engineering undergraduate from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vidit has designed the previous issues for Verse of Silence. He has worked for Half Baked Beans as the cover designer of the poetry anthology, The 7 Transgressions. He handles design projects for his college department. Currently, he is also working for a telehealth company Any Time Doctor as a Digital Marketing Executive.
Shlok's interest lies in photography and he is currently producing the visual content and graphics of Verse of Silence. He is an engineering undergraduate living in Gujarat.
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Nida is techno-entrepreneur, a mentor and a poet. Some of her poetry is published in MuseIndia, Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures), Spark, FWDLife and Anthologies 'Forever You'. Some of her stories are published in Deccan Herald.
She performs at a few open mics and explores different poetic forms. She is a winner of the international SourceCode Poetry competition.
Nida is a feminist and a firm supporter of women in engineering and technology. She regularly volunteers for communities that work on empowering women. When not writing poetry or code, she is managing these communities while working on her startup.