Mayank Austen Soofi – biography

Indian writer, photographer, blogger and journalist Soofi was born in Nainital in the mountains of Uttarakhand and moved to Delhi around 2004. He uses 'Austen' as his middle name as a tribute to the author Jane Austen, about whom he often blogs.His writings were featured in Volume 4 of "Penguin Book of New Writing from India" published … Leggi tutto Mayank Austen Soofi – biography

Hanif Kureishi – biography

British Pakistani playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker and novelist. Kureishi started his career in the 1970s as a pornography writer, under the pseudonyms Antonia French and Karim. He went on to write plays for the Hampstead Theatre, Soho Poly and by the age of 18 was with the Royal Court. He wrote My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985, a screenplay about a gay Pakistani-British boy growing … Leggi tutto Hanif Kureishi – biography