Avni Doshi completed her BA in Art History from Barnard College in New York and went on to do an MA in History of Art at University College London. While working as an art writer and curator in India, she began writing fiction in her spare time. She has been awarded the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize and a Charles Pick Fellowship. Girl in White Cotton is her first novel.
From Eat, Pray, Love to City of Girls:
Elizabeth Gilbert in conversation with Avni Doshi
Elizabeth Gilbert is the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of the global hit Eat, Pray, Love as well as the short story collection Pilgrims, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and winner of the 1999 John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares. A Pushcart Prize winner and National Magazine Award-nominated journalist, she works as writer-at-large for GQ. Her journalism has been published in Harper's Bazaar, Spin and The New York Times Magazine, and her stories have appeared in Esquire, Story and the Paris Review. Here, she talks about her life in writing with Avni Doshi.