Happy Birthday to Me


A collection of contemporary Asian writing

A beautiful collection of contemporary new voices from across the South Asian diaspora.

The Asian Writer was launched in 2007 as a new online literary magazine to showcase the best of Asian writing and offer a platform to promote emerging writers. This debut collection brings together a selection of interviews conducted with published writers, and new writing on the theme of celebration.

Interviews with Man Booker Prize nominated Mohsin Hamid, Orange Prize nominated Roopa Farooki and Winner of the Commonwealth Best Book Prize 2010, Rana Dasgupta amongst others capture the experiences of writers from across the South Asian diaspora.

An eclectic mix of poetry and prose by emerging writers explore themes of love and loss, belonging and identity, tradition and ambition.

An advice section for aspiring writers includes a full in depth interview with agent, Lorella Belli and snippets of advice from over twenty published writers.

A compelling read.

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EDITOR: Farhana Shaikh

ISBN: 9780956696700

PUBLICATION DATE: 30 October 2010

FORMAT: Paperback

PRICE: £8.99

AVAILABILITY: Out of stock