Chandan Gowda - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 2
3:00 pm
The Red Couch

A Life in the World: UR Ananthamurthy

Chandan Gowda with Nikhil Govind

Bio

Chandan Gowda teaches at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. Besides academic publications, he has translated Kannada fiction and non-fiction into English, including U.R. Ananthamurthy’s novella, Bara. He has compiled and edited The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader and Theatres of Democracy: Selected Essays of Shiv Visvanathan. At present, he is completing a book on the cultural politics of development in the old Mysore state and co-translating and editing a book of short stories by the Kannada writer K.P. Purnachandra Tejasvi. He is also a columnist with Bangalore Mirror and Deccan Herald.