North Central College - Naperville, IL

Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni speaks tonight

Print Email Share

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author, teacher and speaker
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author, teacher and speaker

The Office of International Programs, ThinkGlobal Arts foundation and Sigma Tau Delta, North Central’s English honor society, will co-host a talk by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Wentz Concert Hall. Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet and teacher.

Her themes include women, immigration, the South Asian experience, history, myth, magical realism and diversity. Her work has been published in more than 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in some 50 anthologies. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Russian and Japanese. Admission is free.