The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Dina Nayeri

Author, Iran

Dina Nayeri is the author of The Ungrateful Refugee, winner of the Geschwister Scholl Preis, finalist for The LA Times Book Prize, Kirkus Prize, and ELLE Grand Prix des Lectrices. A 2019-2020 fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris and 2021 Fellow at the American Library in Paris, her work been awarded an NEA grant in literature and UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize, and been published in 20+ countries and in The New York Times, New Yorker, The Guardian, Granta, O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories, and many other publications. She was born in Iran, has lived as a refugee, and is now a lecturer at University of St Andrews in Scotland.



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Perpetual strangers in a new land
Dina Nayeri in conversation with Nader Fekri

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