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UHV/ABR READING SERIES

DATE: Thursday  8/30/2007


Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni




SPEAKER: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

is an award-winning author and poet. Her work is widely known, as she has been published in over 50 magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies. Her books have been translated into 13 languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Russian and Japanese. Her work has been included in prizewinning collections such as Best American Short Stories, The O’Henry Prize Stories and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her first book of short stories, Arranged Marriage, won critical acclaim and the 1996 American Book Award and the PEN Josephine Miles Award for fiction. She currently is Professor of English in the nationally-ranked Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Mistress of Spices (Anchor, 1998)
Queen of Dreams (Anchor, 2005)

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