Doubled Distilled Fiction

Doubled Distilled Fiction Daisy Rockwell in conversation with K. Srilata

Updated - January 27, 2024 07:08 pm IST

Published - January 12, 2024 12:22 pm IST

Venue The Hindu Pavilion SEE MAP

Time & DateJan 27 , 2024 , 03:25 pm - 04:15 pm

Daisy Rockwell, an artist and Hindi-Urdu translator based in the U.S., has translated classic literary works such as Bhisham Sahni’s Tamas and Khadija Mastur’s The Women’s Courtyard into English. Her translation of Geetanjali Shree’s Tomb of Sand earned her the prestigious International Booker Prize (2022) and the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation (2022), further solidifying her reputation as an accomplished translator. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglioni Prize and the Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award (2023) for her notable body of work.

K. Srilata, a versatile writer, translator, and academic. She serves as Professor and Director at the Centre for Creative Writing and Translation, Sai University, Chennai. She has explored disability in her latest book, This Kind of Child: The ‘Disability’ Story, through first-person accounts, interviews, and short fiction. With a diverse body of work, including poetry collections, anthologies, and a novel, she has made significant contributions to the world of literature

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