Great interview of @kitdewaal and Donal Ryan by @anitasethi. Last night Sarah Moss discussed that problematic term ‘relatable’, something I’ve grappled with as a teacher of English Lit. Today, talk of the trauma caused by an early move from home (which might have led to a perpetual sense of unbelonging necessary for an author) and talk of a father forever yearning for a foreign home before discovering, after 30 years, that it’s no longer home, had me nodding like that dog in the adverts. Yep, #relatable. @kenilwortharts #litfest#amreading#bookfestival#books @kenilworthbooks
What inspires you to write humour, asked the moderator on a session on ‘Sarcasm laced humour’. ‘Two pegs of whisky’ said Arnab Ray; ‘Flying’ said Rishi Piparaiya and ‘The in-laws coming to stay’, said I. ( memorable moments from the Pune #litfest#writing Swipe right to view le pics 😁 #itsamatch
We've got another exciting full schedule today! Two sets of performances by @thewardrobeensemble, a local author showcase (including @harriet.cummings , @patrickkincaidauthor and @mikegaylethenovelist), novelist @kitdewaal, @kshamsie and a solo concert by @rihabazar. We can't wait to see you there! Limited tickets still available from @kenilworthbooks or on the door.