Kathmandu University News

A talk on the creative arts by Samrat Upadhyay, Su-Cho and Anthony Correale

isms | 18 December, 2016 14:42



The US Embassy's Book Bus is happy to host writer and professor of creative writing, Samrat Upadhyay from Indiana University, Bloomington and two of his students, Su Cho and Anthony Correale in a talk program where they will talk about their creative processess and the creative arts in Indiana University. 

The event is being hosted by Kathmandu University's School of Arts at Hattiban, Lalitpur and is open to the general public. We request you to be at the venue by 11:00 am. The event is jointly organized by the US Embassy's Book Bus along with Kathmandu University's School of Arts, Quixote's Cove, La.Lit and the Word Warriors. 

Samrat Upadhyay is the first Nepali-born fiction writer to be published in the United States. His debut short story collection Arresting God in Kathmandu was the winner of the 2001 Whiting Writers’ Award and his second short story collection, The Royal Ghosts, won the 2007 Asian American Literary Award. His first novel, The Guru of Love, was a New York Times Notable Book while his second novel, Buddha’s Orphans, was longlisted for the 2012 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. His 2014 novel, The City Son, has been longlisted for PEN Open Book award. He is the Martha C. Kraft Professor of Humanities at Indiana University, where he teaches in its MFA program (http://iub.edu/~mfawrite/about/).

Su Cho is the Editor-in-Chief and Anthony Correale is the Nonfiction Editor of Indian Review, a literary magazine edited and managed by Indiana University graduate students.

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