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Wednesday, 05th August, 2020

Megha Majumdar

Megha Majumdar

Megha Majumdar was born and raised in Kolkata, India. She moved to the United States to attend college at Harvard University, followed by graduate school in social anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She works as an editor at Catapult. A Burning is her first book. Follow her on Twitter @MeghaMaj and Instagram @megha.maj

Sessions

A Burning: Writing and Resistance

Megha Majumdar in conversation with Manasi Subramaniam

Megha Majumdar’s dazzling debut novel A Burning examines the aspirations, heartbreaks and tragedies of three tangled lives in present day Kolkata. She speaks with editor Manasi Subramaniam about her new book, literary fiction and the craft of writing.

Margaret Atwood: The Science of Storytelling:

Margaret Atwood in conversation with Megha Majumdar

One of the greatest writers of our times, Margaret Atwood, speaks of the power of language, the science of storytelling, and the challenges of the present.