After the successful tour of the Sunjeev Sahota in July, Evie Wyld and Ned Beauman in October and David Szalay and Nadifa Mohammed in November, we now have Joanna Kavenna and Adam Foulds travelling to the cities of Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru conducting creative writing workshops, talks and panel discussions.
Hyderabad: 9 December 2013
Chennai: 10-11 December 2013
Know the authors
Joanna Kavenna (1973) grew up in various parts of Britain and has also lived in the US, France, Germany, Scandinavia and the Baltic States. She is the author of three novels: Inglorious, The Birth of Love and Come to the Edge; and one work of non-fiction, The Ice Museum. In 2008 she was awarded the Orange Prize for New Writing. Her work has appeared in publications including theNew Yorker, the London Review of Books, the Guardian, the Observer, theTimes Literary Supplement, the International Herald Tribune, the Spectator and the Telegraph. She has held writing fellowships at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and St John’s College, Cambridge. ‘Tomorrow’ is an excerpt from a forthcoming novel.
Adam Foulds (1974) is a poet and novelist from London. He has published two novels, The Truth About These Strange Times and The Quickening Maze, and The Broken Word, a narrative poem set during the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya at the end of British imperial rule. He is the recipient of a number of literary awards, including the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, the Costa Poetry Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the South Bank Show Prize for Literature, the Encore Award and the European Union Prize for Literature. The Quickening Maze was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2009. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010. ‘A World Intact’ is an excerpt from his new novel, In the Wolf’s Mouth, which will be published in 2014 by Jonathan Cape in the UK and Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the US.