Word Online presents a reading by Amita Murray and Q&A from Cornwall Libraries

  • Online
  • September 30
  • 18:00 - 19:00
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Word Online makes its thirteenth stop via Cornwall Libraries.

We are delighted to host Amita Murray who will give a reading from her latest novel followed by a Q&A from Cornwall Libraries.

This event will be live-streamed on Crowdcast, ‘save your seat’ here.


Amita Murray is a novelist and short story writer, based in London. Her novel The Trouble with Rose came out with Harper Collins in 2019. Her Arya Winters series will come out with Polis/Agora, with the first book in the series coming out in October 2021. Amita’s short story collection Marmite and Mango Chutney won the SI Leeds Literary Prize in 2016. The collection was written under a Leverhulme writer-in-residence grant at University College London, and it navigates the comedy and tragedy of cultural encounters. Stories have appeared in Aesthetica, Brand, Wasafiri, the Berkeley Fiction Review, SAND (Berlin) and others. Amita is a Creative Writing Lecturer at the New College of the Humanities, and teaches the advanced fiction masterclass at CityLit London. She has taught fiction at the University of East Anglia and held a residency with Plymouth University/Literature Works in 2019. She regularly works with libraries and arts organizations, and has a special interest in seeing more diversity in publishing