Booker Prize-shortlisted Indian novelist, poet, librettist and musician Jeet Thayil, will give a free public lecture and reading of his poetry and prose at QUT's Kelvin Grove campus on August 16 followed by a book signing.
Jeet Thayil is the 2016 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence whose novel Narcopolis won the 2012 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and was shortlisted for five other prizes, including the Man Booker prize, the Man Asian Literature Prize and the Commonwealth Prize.
He will appear at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
- 16 August 2016 - 16 August 2016
- 3pm to 4pm; Book signing 4pm to 4.30pm
- QUT Kelvin Grove
- F Block Room 509
- Jeet Thayil Public Lecture
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Poet and novelist Jeet Thayil