We are a group of more than 70 artists around the world who are encouraging donations to Mission Oxygen. Our artists include Salman Rushdie, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Jodi Picoult, Ali Smith, Kamila Shamsie, Kiran Desai, and Fatima Bhutto.  Donors will receive a signed work as thanks.

Read about our efforts on Literary HubKirkus, The National, The Hindustan Times, The CS Monitor and The Times of India.

UPDATE: Artists for India is pleased to announce that we raised over $26,000/£18,000 for Mission Oxygen. This amount will pay for 31 oxygen concentrators for ICU beds. Nearly 150 people made direct donations to the group. We are grateful to every single one of them. 

The situation in India is horrific and help is urgently needed.

Artists for India supports Mission Oxygen,  a not-for-profit, non-political group that is doing essential work: purchasing oxygen concentrators. Mission Oxygen is in touch with more than 200 government hospitals, private hospitals, and nursing homes across the country, trying to save lives.

Donate directly to Mission Oxygen and receive a signed work from Artists For India by following these steps:

  • Go to Mission Oxygen and make a donation of £100 or more.

  • Email the receipt and your full mailing address to

  • As a thank you one of us will personally mail you a signed copy of our work. 

  • The fundraiser starts at 10 pm GMT on April 29, and ends on May 6, 2021. Only donations made during this time are eligible.

  • Valid while signed copies last, so please donate early.​


  • Salman Rushdie

  • Kamila Shamsie

  • Ali Smith

  • Jodi Picoult

  • Fatima Bhutto 

  • Curtis Sittenfeld 

  • Nikita Lalwani

  • Nikesh Shukla

  • Alice Albinia

  • Max Porter

  • Alpa Shah

  • McKenzie Funk

  • Gayle Forman

  • Deepa Anappara

  • Shrabani Basu

  • Sanam Maher

  • Diksha Basu

  • Tania James

  • Carolyn Mackler

  • Eimear McBride

  • Kiran Desai

  • Saba Imtiaz

  • Liza Mundy

  • VV Ganeshananthan

  • Megha Majumdar

  • Aruni Kashyap

  • Susan Abulhawa

  • Avni Doshi

  • Mira Kamdar

  • Tahmima Anam

  • Prayaag Akbar

  • Alison Dunlop

  • Ravi Agrawal

  • Madhuri Vijay

  • Alexander Maksik

  • Molly Crabapple

  • Pragya Agarwal

  • Angela Saini

  • Clover Stroud

  • Jessica Jarlvi

  • Karen Havelin

  • Jill Santopolo

  • Karen Bender

  • Kapil Komireddi

  • Karan Mahajan

  • Alex von Tunzelmann

  • Miranda Popkey

  • Osman Haneef

  • Preeta Samarasan

  • Mathangi Subramanian

  • Lisa Ray

  • Bee Rowlatt

  • Taran Khan

  • Tishani Doshi

  • Yaffa Seraph

  • Christina Baker Kline

  • David Farrier

  • Elisa Gabbert

  • Ruth Padel

  • Amitava Kumar

  • Janice Pariat

  • Moni Mohsin

  • Jon McGregor

  • Barbara Demick

  • David Epstein

  • J. Robert Lennon

  • Sonia Faleiro