Sayantani Dasgupta

Sayantani Dasgupta

Festival Schedule

Poetry and Prose

Thursday April 21st, 2:00pm @ YouTube

Writing the Macabre—Horror in Creative Nonfiction: A Craft Class with Sayantani Dasgupta

Friday April 22nd, 11:30am @ The Catalyst Building

Celebrating the Short Story

Saturday April 23rd, 2:30pm @ Montvale Event Center: Third Floor Ballroom

Born in Calcutta and raised in New Delhi,  Sayantani Dasgupta is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She is  the author of  Women Who Misbehave (Penguin Random House), Fire Girl: Essays On India, America, & The In-Between (Two Sylvias Press) & the chapbook, The House Of Nails: Memories Of A New Delhi Childhood (Red Bird Press). Sayantani’s research interests include Creative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, South Asian History & Literature, Indian Cinema, World Religions, Fairy Tales, Folklore and Mythology. She is currently at work on a memoir.