Amit Chaudhuri’s foreword to UEA’s 2022 Prose Fiction MA anthology, published by Egg Box and available HERE My first experience of a Creative Writing department was the term I spent at Columbia University in 2002 (teaching not writing but literature and modernism at the department during a one-off stint). The students were intellectually open […]
From the UEA Literary Festival in Autumn 2015, the internationally acclaimed novelist, poet, essayist, singer, composer and UEA Professor, Amit Chaudhuri, talks to Christopher Bigsby about his life and literary career.
What is it that draws us to failing? Conceived and curated by UEA Professor of Contemporary Literature, Amit Chaudhuri, the 5th symposium in the Literary Activism series invited participants to account for the attractions specific to failing; why, and how, it awakens our desire; and why it is taboo in a way quite different from […]