Desis in the Diaspora

Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8, 2002

A two-day artists’ exchange focusing on fiction and poetry about and by women of South Asian descent raised in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Co-sponsored with Asian American Writers’ Workshop with cooperation from the South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association.

@ Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A (between 5th Ave and Broadway)
New York, NY

Friday, March 7
7pm – Opening talk by Tanuja Desai Hidier, author of Born Confused

Saturday, March 8
12-2pm – Writing workshop, sponsored by SAWCC’s Brown-Eyed Girls Writing Group
2-4pm – Public roundtable with publishing industry experts Anna Ghosh, Anjali Singh, and others
7-9pm – “Over Here” reading featuring writers Marina Budhos, Shani Mootoo, and others