Daisy Rockwell

Writer & Artist

Daisy Rockwell paints and blogs under the nom de plume  “Lapata,” which means “missing” or “disappeared” in Urdu. Her paintings have been exhibited widely, and are featured in her publication The Little Book of Terror, a volume of paintings and essays on the global war on terror. She has also published a novel, Taste, and a critical biography of the Hindi author Upendranath Ashk. She has a PhD in South Asian literature from the University of Chicago and translates from Hindi and Urdu literature. Her translation publications include Bhisham Sahni’s Tamas and Upendranath Ashk’s Falling Walls.

(Sessions 4, Lunchtime Readings, 33)

Date Event Venue Time
SAT, September 24th,2016 4. Graphic Novels: The Image and the Word CANYON THEATER 12pm-1pm
SUN, September 25th,2016 Voices from Far and Near: Lunchtime Readings CANYON THEATER 1pm-1:30pm
SUN, September 25th,2016 33. The Terror: Understanding Our Times CANYON THEATER 1:30pm-2:30pm

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