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The Empire Writes Back

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August 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India. To remember this critical fraction, join short-story writer, novelist and editor of Kahani: Short Stories by Pakistani Women Aamer Hussein; author of Black Taj Mohini Kent; and author of Where the River Parts Radhika Swarup.

The discussion will be chaired by author and editor Kavita A. Jindal, who is also the co-founder of The Whole Kahani – a collective of British fiction writers of South Asian origin. Jindal is also a poet, a prize-winning short-fiction writer, an essayist and a reviewer. She is the author of Raincheck Renewed, published by Chameleon Press.

A drinks reception sponsored by LILY Against Human Trafficking, a London-based charity that works in the UK, India and Nepal, will follow.

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General: £10, Concessions: £8, Members: £5

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Date:
May 10, 2017
Time:
18:45 - 20:00
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Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street W1G 7LP United Kingdom
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