Sunday, 5 February 2017

Rendezvous with Chitra Banerjee @ Ethiraj

Meet up with 
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Monday, 06 February 2017
Ethiraj College for Women
in the
College Auditorium
Between 3 pm and 4.30 pm

All litterateurs are cordially invited.

About Chitra Banerjee

Award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been published in over 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, the O.Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Bengali, Russian and Japanese, and many of them have been used for campus-wide and city-wide reads. Several of her works have been made into films and plays.

Her themes include the Indian experience, contemporary America, women, immigration, history, myth, and the joys and challenges of living in a multicultural world. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, and her work has appeared in over a hundred magazines and anthologies. Several of her novels and stories have been made into films and plays. She has won an American Book Award and a Light of India award. Divakaruni teaches Creative Writing at the University of Houston and writes for both adults and children. In 2015, she was chosen by the Economic Times for their list Twenty Most Influential Global Indian Women. Her latest novel, Before We Visit the Goddess, came out in April 2016 from Simon and Schuster.

Chitra Banerjee is in Chennai as per of her BOOK TOUR OF INDIA that starts on 16 January 2017.

[Invite on behalf of Ms. Shwetha, Ethiraj College]

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