Yogesh Maitreya is a poet, writer, cultural critic, and a translator. He is a PhD scholar at TISS, Mumbai. He has published three books, The Bridge of Migration (poetry, 2017), Flowers on the Grave of Caste (short stories, 2020) and Of Oppressor's Body and Mind (literary essays, 2020). He has translated three Marathi books in English, Ambedkarite Movement After Ambedkar by J V Pawar (2016, political history), Broken Man by Loknath Yashwant (2017, poetry) and We The Rejected People of India by Sunil Abhiman Awachar (2019, poetry). He has contributed more than hundred essays on literature, language, and music across various print and online platforms such as Firstpot, The Indian Express, Scroll, Centre for Stories, Roundtable India, Indian Cultural Forum, EPW, The Seminar, The Baroda Pamphlet, Buzzfeed, and The Punch Magazine. He is a founder of Panther's Paw Publication that publishes only dalit-bahujan authors.