Tishani Doshi

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Tishani Doshi publishes poetry, essays and fiction. Her most recent books are Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods, shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award, and a novel, Small Days and Nights, shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize and a New York Times Bestsellers Editor’s Choice. For fifteen years, she worked as a dancer with the Chandralekha group in Madras, India. She is a visiting associate professor at New York University Abu Dhabi, and otherwise, lives in Tamil Nadu. A God at the Door, her fourth full-length collection of poems, was shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prize 2021. 
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Change is Coming: Avni Doshi & Tishani Doshi

Change is Coming: Avni Doshi & Tishani Doshi

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 16:30-17:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 221 
AED 60
Tishani Doshi and Avni Doshi have both explored, in fiction, the impact of South... Read More
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Desert Stanzas

Desert Stanzas

Date/Time: Wednesday 1 February 2023 19:30-21:00Venue: Desert Camp, Caravanserai, Exit 29, Jebel Ali, Lehbab Rd, Dubai
Language: MultilanguageSession No: 1 
AED 425
The iconic Desert Stanzas returns this year! As the Festival’s signature event, ... Read More
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Poems as Old Friends: Lemn Sissay, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta & Tishani Doshi

Poems as Old Friends: Lemn Sissay, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta & Tishani Doshi

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 20:30-21:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 136 
AED 60
What constitutes an old friend? It can be anything from the high school friend y... Read More
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