Monday, 13 January, St John Anglican Church.
Kiran Shankar Roy Rd, BBD Bagh, Opp. Raj Bhavan, Kolkata 700001.
From 12pm to 12:45pm – Lauch of Indian Tango followed by a conversation with Chinmoy Guha
Born in Mauritius, Ananda Devi began to make her mark in mauritian literature when she won, aged 15, a prize at a short story competition open to all Francophone countries. This marked the beginning of a long literary career that now spans forty year and fifteen books including novels, short stories and poetry.
Her work have been translated into several languages. She has won many prizes and awards, notably for her novels Eve de ses décombres and Le sari vert (“The green Sari”). Her work is studied in universities across the world and she is part of the Apeejay Kolkata literary festival 2104, with Alliance française du Bengale to present and launch her new book Indian tango.