Balli Kaur Jaswal - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
10:30 am

Only Murderers in the Building: Crime Fiction

Balli Kaur Jaswal, Kanchana Banerjee, Pashupati Chatterji, Shevlin Sebastian with Anupama Manral

Day 1
2:45 pm
Tennis Court

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

Balli Kaur Jaswal with Manreet Sodhi Someshwar


Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of five novels, including the internationally bestselling Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, which was selected by Reese Witherspoon’s book club. She was named a Best Young Australian Novelist by the Sydney Morning Herald after the publication of her debut novel Inheritance. Her follow-up novel Sugarbread was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize. Jaswal’s short stories and essays have appeared in the UK Sunday Express, Cosmopolitan Magazine, The New York Times, Harper's Bazaar, and Best Australian Short Stories. A former writing fellow at the University of East Anglia, she has taught creative writing at Yale-NUS College and Nanyang Technological University, where she completed her Ph.D. in South Asian diaspora writing. Jaswal’s latest novel is Now You See Us, a murder-mystery about domestic workers in Singapore.
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