Visiting Writer - Samrat Upadhyay Q & A

April 4, 2013 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm | Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, Mount Mercy University

Samrat Upadhyay

The first Nepali-born fiction writer whose works were published in English, Samrat Upadhyay is the author of Arresting God in Kathmandu, a Whiting Award winner; The Royal Ghosts, winner of the Asian American Literary Award; The Guru of Love, a New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year; and Buddha’s Orphans, a novel, which was longlisted for the DSC prize in India. His work has been translated into several languages. He has written for the New York Times and has appeared on BBC Radio and National Public Radio. Upadhyay teaches in the creative writing program at Indiana University, and is at work on his third novel and collection of stories. 


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