Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Special Guest on It’s A Question Of Balance with Ruth Copland Saturday 23rd April 8-9 PM
This week as her special guest from the arts Ruth Copland is pleased to be interviewing Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, multi-award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing. If you enjoy the interview, you can meet Chitra in person on April 28th at 7PM at Bookshop Santa Cruz.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni writes for children as well as adults and has published novels in multiple genres, including realistic fiction, historical fiction, magical realism, and fantasy. Her themes include the Indian experience, contemporary America, women, immigration, history, myth, and the joys and challenges of living in a multicultural world. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s work has been published in over 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, the O.Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Chitra’s books have been translated into 29 languages and many of them have been used for campus-wide and city-wide reads. Her novels include The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, The Palace of Illusions and Oleander Girl. Several of her works have been made into films, all of which have won awards. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s latest book is Before We Visit The Goddess.
Tune in Saturday 23rd April 8-9 PM to find out more about the life and art of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. For more info and to hear previous shows visit www.itsaquestionofbalance.com