The Asia House Festival of Asian Literature 7-22 May, 2013

By Farzana Whitfield|April 4, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Japan, Korea, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

Image taken from Asia House website: Now in its seventh year, the Asia House Festival of Asian Literature is the only UK festival dedicated to writing about Asia and Asians, from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Pacific. This year they have widened the remit to include Turkey and parts of the Middle East. The 2013 Festival will feature authors writing about over 15 countries, including Afghanistan, Burma, China, India, Iran, Iraq,

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South Asian Lit Fest Heads for Edinburgh this Summer!

By Farzana Whitfield|August 3, 2012|Literature, South Asia|0 comments

On the 21st August, The South Asian Literature Festival (SALF) is teaming up with mutual friends behind the Edinburgh International Book Festival. South Asia Unbound: The Sounds and Words We Make will feature giant figures from the South Asian literary world, including: Kamila Shamsie, Hari Kunzru and music journalist Neil Kulkarni. There will be music, storytelling, stand-up, poetry and much more fun anticipated.  Click on the link below to find out more:

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