Minal Hajratwala
Leaving India book cover
Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment book cover

Free & Open to the Public

When: Tuesday, March 6

The Writer’s Story: 4:00PM, Ness Family Lobby

Reading: 7:00PM, The Studio Theater

Minal Hajratwala is author of the award-winning epic Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents (2009), which was called “incomparable” by Alice Walker and “searingly honest” by the Washington Post. She is also editor of Out! Stories from the New Queer India (2013). Her latest book is Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment, published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, which she co-founded. She graduated from Stanford University, was a fellow at Columbia University, and was a 2011 Fulbright-Nehru Senior.

Out! book cover