Akhil Katyal

DesiLit contributor

Akhil Katyal recently shifted to London to begin his PhD at SOAS on queerness and self-writing in India. For the last three years he was a part of the queer cultural, activist collective 'Nigah' in Delhi. He finished his Bachelors and Masters in Literature at Hindu College and St. Stephens College, in New Delhi. Akhil writes in English and Hindi and translates between these languages. His poetry has been published in www.chaymagazine.org, a magazine on sex and Pakistan. His articles on queer activism, art of nomenclature and pedagogy have featured in journals like JSL and Correspondence.