Geetanjali Shree is the author of the novel Tomb of Sand (originally titled Ret Samadhi), which was shortlisted for the Emile Guimet Prize and the winner of the 2022 International Booker Award. Her other acclaimed novels include Mai, Hamara Shahar us Baras, Tirohit and Khali Jagah. She also writes non-fiction in English and Hindi and has published five short story collections. She is known for her innovative use of language and structure. Her novels and stories have been translated into many Indian and foreign languages, including French, English and German, and her writing is required reading on several university courses internationally. Shree is also a founding member of Delhi-based theatre group, Vivadi, and works on their plays which are performed both in India and abroad.
Tomb of Sand: Daisy Rockwell & Geetanjali ShreeSunday 5 February 2023 16:30-17:30
Al Baraha III, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City