Event box

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni in conversation with Philip Lutgendorf

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores her homeland India through social, political, and religious perspectives. In her illustrious literary career, the award-winning and bestselling novelist, poet, activist, and teacher of writing has delved into themes of immigration, history, myth, and the joys and challenges of living in a multicultural world. Two of her books, The Mistress of Spices and Sister of My Heart, have been made into films. Her most recent work, The Forest of Enchantments, is a retelling of the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana, through the lens of the female protagonist Sita. In conversation with Philip Lutgendorf, the celebrated Indian-American author discusses her journey with words, her inspirations, and her passion for storytelling.

Date:
Saturday, Sep 21 2019
Time:
11:30am - 12:30pm
Space:
JLF - Skyscapes, 2nd floor
Location:
Main Library
Categories:
  Author Talks