FORA.tv Speaker - Shobha Rao

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Biography

Shobha Rao's first book is "An Unrestored Woman," a collection of stories that stretch from India and Pakistan to the United States, Italy, and England, where they explore the ramifications of the violent uprooting of families. Rao moved to the U.S. from India at the age of seven. She is the winner of the 2014 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, awarded by Nimrod International Journal. She has been a resident at Hedgebrook and is the recipient of the Elizabeth George Foundation fellowship. Her story "Kavitha and Mustafa" was chosen by T.C. Boyle for inclusion in the Best American Short Stories 2015.

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There Is No Frigate Like a Book...

06.05.16 | 01:10:00 min | 0 comments