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Guest Instructor: Anjum Hasan
Anjum Hasan Author, The Cosmpolitans  anjum.hasan  Website  Facebook Biography Anjum Hasan is the author of the novels The Cosmopolitans, Neti, Neti and Lunatic in my Head, and the short story collection Difficult Pleasures. She has also published a book of poems called Street on the Hill. Her new collection of stories, A Day in the...
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Guest Instructor: Zac O’Yeah
Zac O'Yeah Author, Mr. Majestic  zac.oyeah  Website  Facebook Biography Zac O’Yeah has a diploma in creative writing from the University of Gothenburg and studied linguistics and theatre science at the University of Stockholm. He has published 13 books including several fiction and non-fiction bestsellers, and is currently a regular freelance contributor to The Hindu and...
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Special Guest: Amit Chaudhuri
Amit Chaudhuri Author, Odysseus Abroad amit.chaudhuri Website Biography Amit Chaudhuri is the author of six novels, the latest of which is Odysseus Abroad. His first major work of non-fiction, Calcutta: Two Years in the City, was published in the UK and India in 2013. It was published by Knopf in the US in September 2013....
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Anil Menon
Anil Menon Author, Half Of What I Say anil.menon anilmenon.com Biography ANIL MENON's short fiction has appeared in a variety of magazines including Interzone, Interfictions, Strange Horizons, Jaggery Lit Review and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. His short stories have been translated into Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Hebrew and Romanian. His debut novel The...
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Pervin Saket
Pervin Saket
Pervin Saket Author, Urmila  pervin.saket  Wikipedia Biography PERVIN SAKET was shortlisted for the Random House India Writers Bloc Award 2013 and is the author of a novel Urmila (Jaico, India, 2016), of a children’s series Adventures @ Miscellaneous Shelf Four and of a collection of poems A Tinge of Turmeric, (Writers Workshop, India, 2009). Her...
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Akshat Nigam
Akshat Nigam Author, Performance Artist akshat.nigam Facebook Biography AKSHAT NIGAM holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature and has worked in the field of Arts Education for nearly a decade. His forte lies in conceptualizing and organising arts-based workshops and in teaching Literature, Creative Writing, Film Making and Cinema Appreciation to children. Akshat worked for...
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Arundhathi Subramaniam
Arundhathi Subramaniam Author, When God Is A Traveller arundathi.s website/ Biography ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM is a poet and writer based in Mumbai. She has published three collections of poetry: When God Is A Traveller (Harper Collins, 2014), Where I Live (Allied, 2005) and On Cleaning Bookshelves (Allied, 2001), is the author of a prose study, The Book of Buddha (Penguin,...
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