“I see writing as another form of storytelling and as a natural extension of my interest in theatre.”- Nilanjan P. Choudhury (Author of Song of the Golden Sparrow)1 min read
Team Kitaab is in conversation with Nilanjan P. Choudhury, author of Song of the Golden Sparrow (Speaking Tiger Books, 2023)
Nilanjan P. Choudhury is a novelist, theatre person, and science communicator. His most recent novel is Shillong Times, a coming-of-age story set against the insider-outsider conflict in Shillong in the 1980s. It has been widely recognized as an important new voice in the literature of the Northeast. His debut novel, a mythological thriller entitled Bali and the Ocean of Milk, was a best-seller.
His subsequent writings include The Case of the Secretive Sister, a contemporary detective caper set in Bangalore, and The Square Root of a Sonnet, a pioneering play on the history and science of black holes, both of which received wide critical acclaim.
Nilanjan grew up in Shillong and now lives in Bangalore with his family.
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