Saikat Majumdar


Saikat Majumdar is the author, most recently, of ‘Play House’, a novel about a young boy’s destructive obsession with theater and his mother’s life as a stage actress. The novel, a finalist for the Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Prize and the Mumbai Film Festival Word to Screen Market, is currently being developed into a screenplay. Majumdar is also the author of a monograph, ‘Prose of the World’, and a previous novel, ‘Silverfish’. He is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ashoka University in India, and a Fellow at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College for 2017-18.

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