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Urvashi Butalia | Interview

Urvashi Butalia & Saskia Vogel

‘Feminist movements everywhere in the world are born of the particular political and economic realities of the places where they exist.’

Urvashi Butalia

Urvashi Butalia is the co-founder of Kali for Women, India’s first feminist publisher, and is Director of its imprint Zubaan. Her works include The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India. She lives in Delhi.

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Saskia Vogel

Saskia Vogel is an author and translator from Los Angeles, now living in Berlin. Permission, her debut novel, about love, loss and BDSM, was published in four languages in 2019. She has translated leading Swedish authors such as Lina Wolff, Karolina Ramqvist, Johannes Anyuru, and Katrine Marcal, whose Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? is published by Portobello Books. Her translations and writing have appeared in publications such as Guernica, the White Review, the OffingParis Review Daily, LitHub and Two Lines. Previously, she worked as Granta magazine’s publicist.  

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