Ruchi Kaushik, MPhil (English Literature), PhD (Applied Linguistics), is Associate Professor at Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. A materials producer and a teacher trainer, she has been involved in materials development projects at DU, IGNOU and NCERT. Her published books include Listening and Speaking XI (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and a co-authored and co-edited volume Language, Literature and Creativity (Orient Blackswan, 2013). Her areas of interest include Materials Design, English for Specific Purposes and Literature and Language Teaching. She has presented papers at national and international fora and published extensively in these areas. She is currently Vice President of Fortell and has edited several issues of the journal, recent one being the focussed issue on Materials Development (No.42, January, 2021).