Thrity Umrigar

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Thrity Umrigar
BornThrity Umrigar
Mumbai, India
OccupationJournalist, novelist, critic, teacher
NationalityAmerican
Alma materBombay University, Ohio State University, Kent State University
Website
umrigar.com

Thrity Umrigar is an Indian-American journalist, critic, and novelist.

Early life[edit]

Umrigar was born in Mumbai, India to a Parsi[1] family, and relocated to the United States at the age of 21.[2]

Career[edit]

Umrigar received a Bachelor of Science from Bombay University, an M.A. From Ohio State University, and a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University.[3]

She has written for the Washington Post and the Cleveland Plain Dealer and theThe Huffington Post and regularly writes for The Boston Globe 's book pages. She is the Armitage Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She is active on the national lecture circuit.[4][3][5]

Works[edit]

  • Bombay Time (2001)[6]
  • First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood (2004)[7]
  • The Space Between Us (2006)[8]
  • If Today Be Sweet (2007)[9]
  • The Weight of Heaven (2009)[10]
  • The World We Found (2012)[11]
  • The Story Hour (2014)[12]
  • Everybody's Son (2017)[13]
  • When I Carried You In My Belly (2017)[14]
  • The Secrets Between Us (expected publication June 26, 2018)[15]

Recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bookslut - An Interview with Thrity Umrigar". www.bookslut.com. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Bio". Thrity Umrigar official website. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Thrity Umrigar". Bookpage. Retrieved 2017-08-07.
  4. ^ a b "Writers-on-the-bay-series". BetsyWritersRoom. Retrieved 2017-08-07.
  5. ^ "Journalists who moonlight as fiction writers". Khabar. Retrieved 2017-08-07.
  6. ^ "Bombay Time". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  7. ^ "First Darling of the Morning". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  8. ^ "The Space Between Us". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  9. ^ "If Today Be Sweet". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  10. ^ "The Weight of Heaven". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  11. ^ "The World We Found". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  12. ^ "The Story Hour". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  13. ^ "Everybody's Son". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  14. ^ "When I Carried You In My Belly". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  15. ^ "The Secrets Between Us". Thrity Umrigar. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  16. ^ [1]
  17. ^ "Department of English". Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-03-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  19. ^ "25th annual Lambda Literary Award winners announced", LGBT Weekly, June 4, 2013.

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