WRITING IN INDIA TODAY – Vancouver Oct 27/11

Festival of India in Canada
Thursday October 27
9:30 a.m.-3:20 p.m.
IAR/Choi Auditorium
A distinguished group of writers, poets, and playwrights from India, accompanied by Indo-Canadian writers from B.C., will discuss literature and creative practice in India and the Indian Diaspora today, and present their work.

Tea/Coffee and Welcome

10-11 Women’s Writing
Sebanti Ghosh, Tarannum Riyaz, Surjeet Kalsey, Sheila Sengupta

11-12:30 Contemporary Fiction
Chandrasekhar Kambar, Anelil Sethumadhavan, Govind Misra, Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari

12:30-2 LUNCH

2-3:20 Poetry Reading
Surjit Patar, Krishna Murthy, Shiv Kishan, Robin Ngangom, Prabodh Parik, Ajmer Rode

The Indian Writers Festival is hosted by the University of British Columbia and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, and sponsored by the Indian High Commission and the Indian Council for Cultural Relation

More information
Anne Murphy
Assistant Professor and
Chair, Punjabi Language, Literature and Sikh Studies
Department of Asian Studies

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