An evening of conversation between Monica Cantieni and Sandip Roy
Monica Cantieni, born 1965 in Thalwil, Switzerland, has received various literary grants and awards for her short stories. With her debut novel Grünschnabel
she was the finalist for the Swiss Book Awards 2011. The translation of the same, The Encyclopaedia of Good Reasons
was nominated for the First Book Award Edinburgh 2015. Among her other published works is Hieronymus’ Kinder
as well as a large number of short stories in anthologies. Latest publications: 2020, Schwellenzeit
, 44 authors write during Corona, with A.L. Kennedy, T.C. Boyle, and Swiss authors Dorothee Elmiger and Peter Stamm, among others. 2020, Anthology, Voll im Wind
with Franz Hohler. Monica Cantieni is currently working on her new novel.
Sandip Roy is a writer, radio host and columnist in Kolkata. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Times of India, Firstpost and other publications. His audio dispatch from Kolkata airs weekly on public radio in San Francisco. He is a columnist for Mint Lounge and hosts the Sandip Roy Show on Audio Express. His award-winning first novel is ‘Don’t Let Him Know’.
This programme is open to all and will be live- telecasted on our Facebook page on the scheduled date and time.