Priya Basil

Priya Basil’s literary work looks into the problems ofcultural identity for immigrants and raises questions of memory, exile, and self-rediscovery. Her debut novel Ishq and Mushq (2007) was nominated for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Other titles are Strangers on the 16:02 (2011) and The Obscure Logic of the Heart (2010). In 2010 Priya Basil founded Authors for Peace, a platform to promote peace through literature.


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