Usha KR - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
6:00 pm
The Red Couch

From the Shadows: The Lost Girls

Miriam Chandy Menacherry with Usha KR


Usha KR is the author of the novels Boys from Good Families (2019), Monkey-man (2010), A Girl and a River (2007), The Chosen (2003), and Sojourn (1998). Her novels have been listed for several awards including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Man Asia, and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. A Girl and a River won the Vodafone Crossword Award, 2007. Monkey-man was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, 2012. Her short story Sepia Tones won the Katha Award for Creative Writing back in 1995.

Usha KR was a Writer in Residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa during the fall of 2011. She lives in Bangalore.