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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (born Chitralekha Banerjee, July 29, 1956) is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. [1]

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Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai (born 1 November 1973), also known by her married name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an Indian actress, model and the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant.

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Allen Ginsberg

Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet, philosopher, writer, and activist.

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American Book Awards

The American Book Award is an American literary award that annually recognizes a set of books and people for "outstanding literary achievement".

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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (born Chitralekha Banerjee, July 29, 1956) is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

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Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 February 156430 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.

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Contemporary Women's Writing

Contemporary Women's Writing is a triannual academic journal, affiliated to the Contemporary Women's Writing Association, which critically assesses writing by women authors who have published from approximately 1970 to the present.

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Diablo Valley College

Diablo Valley College (DVC) is a community college with campuses in Pleasant Hill and San Ramon in Contra Costa County, California.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

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Draupadi

Draupadi (द्रौपदी) is the most important female character in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata.

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Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott (born Mark Anthony McDermott; October 26, 1961) is an American actor.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fiction

Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

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Foothill College

Foothill College is a community college in Los Altos Hills, California.

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Genre

Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha, (born 10 January 1960) is an English film director of Kenyan Asian origin.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.

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Indian English literature

Indian English Literature (IEL) refers to the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of India.

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Indian epic poetry

Indian epic poetry is the epic poetry written in the Indian subcontinent, traditionally called Kavya (or Kāvya; Sanskrit: काव्य, IAST: kāvyá) or Kappiyam (Tamil language: காப்பியம், kāppiyam).

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International House Berkeley

The International House, Berkeley is a multi-cultural residence and program center serving students at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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List of Asian-American writers

This is a list of Asian American writers, authors, and poets who have Wikipedia pages.

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List of Indian Americans

This is a list of notable Indian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained U.S. citizenship and their American descendants.

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Los Altos, California

Los Altos is a city in Santa Clara County, California, in northern Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Magic realism

Magical realism, magic realism, or marvelous realism is a genre of narrative fiction and, more broadly, art (literature, painting, film, theatre, etc.) that, while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements.

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Mahabharata

The Mahābhārata (महाभारतम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.

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Mistress of Spices

The Mistress of Spices, (1997), set in contemporary Oakland, California, is a novel by Indian American writer and University of Houston Creative Writing Program professor Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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O. Henry Award

The O. Henry Award is an annual American award given to short stories of exceptional merit.

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One Amazing Thing

One Amazing Thing is a 2010 novel by award-winning novelist and poet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Paul Mayeda Berges

Paul Mayeda Berges (born September 11, 1968 in Torrance, California) is an American screenwriter and director.

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PEN Oakland awards

The PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award is for U.S. multicultural writers, to "promote works of excellence by writers of all cultural and racial backgrounds and to educate both the public and the media as to the nature of multicultural work." It was founded by PEN Oakland in 1991 and named in honor of Josephine Miles.

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Pushcart Prize

The Pushcart Prize is an American literary prize published by Pushcart Press that honors the best "poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot" published in the small presses over the previous year.

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Sister of My Heart

Sister of My Heart is a novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Best American Short Stories

The Best American Short Stories yearly anthology is a part of The Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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The Conch Bearer

The Conch Bearer is a fantasy novel written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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The Mistress of Spices

The Mistress of Spices is a 2005 film by Paul Mayeda Berges, with a screenplay by Gurinder Chadha and Berges.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

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The Palace of Illusions: A Novel

The Palace of Illusions is a 2008 novel by award-winning novelist and poet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.

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University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.

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University of Houston

The University of Houston (UH) is a state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System.

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Women's Prize for Fiction

The Women's Prize for Fiction (previously with sponsor names Orange Prize for Fiction (1996–2006 and 2009–12), Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction (2007–08) and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (2014-2017)) is one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious literary prizes.

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Wright State University

Wright State University is a public research university in Fairborn, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitra_Banerjee_Divakaruni

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