Festival of India in Canada
WRITING IN INDIA TODAY
Thursday October 27
9:30 a.m.-3:20 p.m.
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
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
Assistant Professor and
Chair, Punjabi Language, Literature and Sikh Studies
Department of Asian Studies