Aditya Vikram Shrivastava

Aditya Vikram is a graduate student of Literature in the Department of English at Ashoka University. They are interested in thinking about language, performance, and gender, as experienced in South Asian contexts.

They write poems and short stories informed by the negotiations of filial love, the freedoms of queerness, and the limits of language. They are the winner of the Kommune National Story Slam 2020, judged by Kalki Koechlin, Danish Hussain, and Smriti Kiran. Their work has been published in several magazines including Gulmohur Quarterly, Remington Review, Juniper Lit Mag, Wingword Poetry Prize, and others. A collection of their poems also found a home at The Museum of Memories, funded by the British Council. They are currently spending summer afternoons mutilating performance, poetry, and history textbooks with markers of all shades.