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GVSU Writers Series: Samrat Upadhyay

GVSU Writers Series: Samrat Upadhyay

When
Thursday, March 27, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Where
Cook-DeWitt Center, Allendale Campus

Category
Literary Arts

Description
Upadhyay is the author of "Arresting God in Kathmandu," a Whiting Award winner; "The Royal Ghosts," which won the Asian American Literary Award and was declared a Best of Fiction by the Washington Post; "The Guru of Love," a New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year; and "Buddha's Orphans." He has written for the New York Times and has appeared on BBC Radio and National Public Radio. Upadhyay is a Martha Kraft Professor of Humanities at Indiana University.

The author will also give a craft talk for students from 4-5:15 p.m. in the Mary Idema Pew Library, Multipurpose Room. For more information about the GVSU Writers Series, contact Oindrila Mukherjee in the Writing Department, at mukherjo@gvsu.edu, or (616) 331-3411.