Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee 

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Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee is a poet, writer, and political science scholar. He frequently writes for The Wire and has contributed to the New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Guernica, The Hindu, and Outlook, among other publications. His book of political nonfiction, Looking for the Nation: Towards Another Idea of India, was recently published by Speaking Tiger Books (2018). His previous contributions to WLT include poems for Nadia Murad and Maryam Mirzakhani.