“My Road to the #Booker”, by Eleanor Catton – Jan 16, 5-7 pm, IITM #chennai

start: Jan 16, 2015 05:30PM
End: Jan 16, 2015 07:00PM

Venue: IIT Madras, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IIT P.O.,, Chennai 600 036

Description:

Catch Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton share her experiences with us on Friday.

Eleanor Catton is a Canadian-born New Zealand author. She attended Burnside High School, studied English at the University of Canterbury, and completed a Master’s degree in Creative Writing at The Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University of Wellington. In 2011, she was the Ursula Bethell Writer in Residence at the University of Canterbury.Catton’s 2008 debut novel, The Rehearsal, was written as her Master’s thesis and deals with reactions to an affair between a male teacher and a girl at his secondary school.
Catton’s second novel, The Luminaries won the 2013 Man Booker Prize making Catton, at the age of 28, the youngest author ever to win the Booker.
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