Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing: Roopa Farooki, 29 Jan 2013

Creative Writing Seminar Series

Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing

Stopforth Metcalfe Room, Kellogg College,62 Banbury Road

4.45pm (refreshments) for 5.15pm

Hilary Term Week 3:

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Roopa Farooki:

“The Flying Man: Nationality and the Immigrant Identity

Roopa Farooki is the author of five critically acclaimed novels (The Flying Man, Half Life, The Way Things Look to Me, Corner Shop, Bitter Sweets) which have been shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and the Muslim Writers’ Awards, and also been longlisted for the Orange Prize (twice), the DSC South Asian Literature Prize and the Impac Dublin Literary Award. Her books have been published internationally in a dozen countries across Europe, and in the US, and she has written for the Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail. She is currently working on her sixth novel, to be published with Headline in 2014.

Seminar Convenor:  Dr Clare Morgan