Suniti Namjoshi

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Suniti Namjoshi (born 1941) is an Indian writer and poet, many of whose works explore issues of gender and sexual orientation.[1] She has written several collections of fables, poetry and fantasy fiction. She has also written some children's fiction.

Biography[edit]

She was born in Mumbai. She has worked as an officer in the IAS.[2] She received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Missouri, and a Ph.D. from McGill University.[3] After lecturing at the University of Toronto, she settled in England, where she serves as a research fellow at Exeter University.[3] She is openly lesbian feminist.[3]

In 1996 Namjoshi began a project called Building Babel.[4] The book includes a chapter which is online and that anyone can add to.

Bibliography[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • Feminist Fables
  • Saint Suniti and the Dragon
  • Mothers of Maya Diip
  • Conversations with Cow
  • Blue Donkey Fables

Poetry[edit]

  • From the Bedside book of Nightmares
  • Flesh and Paper (with Gillian Hanscombe)
  • Because of India:Poems and Fables
  • Look Medussa!
  • The Authentic Lie

Children's fiction[edit]

  • Aditi and the One-eyed Monkey
  • Aditi and the Thames Dragon
  • Aditi and the Marine Sage
  • Aditi and the Techno Sage
  • Aditi and her friends take on the Vesuvian Giant
  • Aditi and her friends meet Grendel
  • Aditi and her friends help the Budapest Changeling
  • Siril and The Spaceflower
  • Beautiful and the Cyberspace Runaway

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spinifex Press - CyberFeminism - Suniti Namjoshi
  2. ^ http://www.penguinbooksindia.com/AuthorLounge/AuthorDetail.asp?aid=952
  3. ^ a b c 'Suniti Namjoshi (1941- )', Harveen Sachdeva Mann in South Asian Novelists in English: An A-to-z Guide, Jaina C. Sanga (ed.), Greenwood Press, 2003 [1]
  4. ^ Spinifex Press - BABEL BUILDING SITE

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