Updated: February 4, 2013 16:24 IST

Anosh Irani

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Anosh Irani Photo: Ryan Martis
Ryan Martis
Anosh Irani Photo: Ryan Martis

Anosh Irani was born and brought up in Bombay and moved to Vancouver in 1998. He is the author of the novels Dahanu Road (HarperCollins India), which was longlisted for the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize, and The Song of Kahunsha (Doubleday), which was a finalist for CBC Radio's Canada Reads and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, was published in thirteen countries, and was a bestseller in Canada, China, and Italy. His play Bombay Black won six Dora Mavor Moore awards, including for Outstanding New Play. Irani was nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Drama for his anthology The Bombay Plays: The Matka King & Bombay Black (Playwrights Canada Press). His novel The Cripple and His Talismans has been published in India by Harper Collins in January 2013.

Anosh irani will speak on The Art of the Tale: Storytellers at Work in Chennai on February 17, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.

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