PLOT NUMBER TWO
AN UNDERGRADUATE LITERARY JOURNAL

Editorial Board


AILIN JAIN
FICTION EDITOR

Ailin wishes to craft a language garbled enough to slip into the cracks and crevices of her world. She spends her time daydreaming and making shapes out of shadows. Sometimes she lets a shadow go free.

HALAK PANDYA
POETRY EDITOR

Halak is a raging feminist who believes that gender binaries are a myth. Ze wishes to topple capitalism eventually, and insists on indulging in ‘unproductive’ activities. Ze believes that art must be political and start conversations. Ze aims to be an eternal wet blanket who subverts all things problematic.

HIMALI THAKUR
COPY EDITOR

Himali loves stories in all forms—novels, short stories, TV series, movies, songs and audiobooks. When she isn’t reading or listening to stories, she’s probably daydreaming some of her own.

SUVANSHKRITI SINGH
NONFICTION EDITOR

Suvanshkriti is a nerd and a geek, and a dork enough to educate you on the difference between the two. She alternates between despairing for the fate of the world and debating solutions to all its problems; she’s part pessimist, part romantic, and all goof.

GRISHMA PUREWAL
COPY EDITOR

Grishma believes in conspiracy theories, magic, the inevitability of a cat uprising, the Doctor and the lochness monster. To find her, follow the cake crumbs.

RIA PURANDARE
COPY EDITOR & OUTREACH CO-ORDINATOR

Ria embodies six of the seven deadly sins. The initials of her full name are RSVP. She finds it difficult to write about herself, which is why this bio is so random.


Outreach Team


DIKSHITA

Dikshita is a ball of energy who is passionate about entrepreneurship and Basketball. Hyderabad and food light sparks in her eyes. She loves reading Rumi's beautiful works under the night sky while gazing at the stars.

DIKSHA LAHOTI
OUTREACH HEAD

Diksha is a daydreamer from Erode often musing about the business world. You will find her confused about either Microeconomics or Statistics, or laughing hysterically at things odd and peculiar.

AAKRITI AGARWAL

As an avid reader, helping the wonderfully assembled Plot Number Two editions reach the largest number of readers possible is a great joy


PAYAL BASU

Payal likes to think she's creative and considerate. She's a foodie, loves to travel and learn about other cultures and languages. However, her favourite hobby is sleeping. She can sleep up to 12-14 hours in a day. But if you're having a bad day, she'll be there to cheer you up!


ABHISHEK MISHRA

Web Developer





Abhishek is a CS major who is interested in Entrepreneurship. He handles the technical department of the Journal. He still considers himself to be a learner. He is the developer of our website.


FACULTY ADVISOR


JANICE PARIAT

SENIOR WRITING COORDINATOR

Janice Pariat is the author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories and Seahorse: A Novel. She was awarded the Young Writer Award from the Sahitya Akademi and the Crossword Book Award for Fiction in 2013.

She studied English Literature at St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and History of Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Her work—including art reviews, book reviews, fiction and poetry—has featured in a wide selection of national magazines and newspapers. In 2014, she was the Charles Wallace Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Kent, UK.

Her novella The Nine Chambered-Heart is out with HarperCollins India (November 2017), forthcoming with HarperCollins UK in May 2018, and is being translated for publication into six languages including Italian, Spanish, French, and German.

Currently, she lives in New Delhi with a cat of many names.

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