Mumbai-based author, Murzban F. Shroff, will represent the city of his inspiration at the Emirates Literature Festival in Dubai. Shroff, a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize shortlisted author and a 6-times Pushcart Prize nominee, will have three events on 8 and 9 March 2019. https://www.emirateslitfest.com/authors/murzban-f-shroff/
Shroff is the author of three books: Breathless in Bombay, a collection of short stories, rated by the Guardian as among the ten best Mumbai books; Waiting for Jonathan Koshy, a postmodern novel which qualified as a finalist for the prestigious Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize in New York; and Fasttrack Fiction, a book written specifically for the cell phone reader.
Shroff publishes extensively in the U.S. and UK with premier literary journals and has been invited to speak about his work at universities such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. His work approach and contributions have been acknowledged and featured in a book titled “The Parsi Contribution to Indian Literature,” published by the Sahitya Akademi.