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R Raj Rao

R Raj Rao

R Raj Rao is one of the most visible faces of Indian queer writing. His book Criminal Love? Queer Theory, Culture and Politics in India (2017) won the 2018 Likho Award for Excellence in Media in the books category. His work “suggests that a queering of the Indian novel in English requires not just a novel with queer themes, but a queering of the novel form itself, so that originality, irony, violence and liberal secularism themselves might be refracted through a queer lens” (

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Kaavya Dhaara: Madyaantar

14:00 -16:00
Kaavya Dhaara Pavilion