Thrity Umrigar was a journalist for seventeen years, She has written for the Washington Post, the Plain Dealer, and other national newspapers, and contributes regularly to the Boston Globe's book pages. She teaches creative writing and literature at Case Western Reserve University. The author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us andThe Weight of Heaven, and the memoir First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood, her latest novel is titled The World We Found. She was a winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University. She has a Ph.D. in English and lives in Cleveland, Ohio. . Thrity Umrigar Home Page
About the interviewer:
RICHARD WOLINSKYhosts "Bookwaves" on "Cover to Cover" heard every Thursday at 3:00 pm on KPFA-FM in Berkeley (www.kpfa.org) and in syndication on the Pacifica Network..