The Creative Conversations Speaker series returns for its fifth year. All events are free and open to the public.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow. All events are free & open to the public.

Creative Conversations: Anuradha Roy

Creative Conversations: Anuradha Roy

Creative Conversations College of Arts
Date: Monday 30 November 2020
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: Zoom Event
Category: Public lectures
Speaker: Anuradha Roy

Anuradha Roy is an award winning novelist and journalist. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been translated into fifteen languages. It was named by World Literature Today as one of the "60 Essential English Language Works of Modern Indian Literature". Her second novel, The Folded Earth, won the Economist Crossword Prize and is widely translated. Sleeping on Jupiter, her third novel, won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was nominated for the Man Booker Prize. Her fourth novel, All the Lives We Never Lived, won the Tata Book of the Year Award for Fiction 2018, and was longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2018. Her essays and reviews have appeared in newspapers in India, the US and Britain. With her husband Rukun Advani, she co-founded Permanent Black, a publishing house, in 2000. 

This is a zoom event and you will be sent the link once you book on eventbrite. 

Creative Conversations is programmed by the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme and funded by the Ferguson Bequest. Professor Thomas Ferguson (1900-1977), Henry Mechan Chair of Public Health (1944-64), bequeathed his estate to the University, with the instruction that the money should be used to foster the social side of University life.

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