Avni Doshi was born in New Jersey in 1982 and is currently based in Dubai. She won the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize in 2013 and a Charles Pick Fellowship at the University of East Anglia in 2014. Her debut novel, Burnt Sugar, is longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020. A version of the same novel is also published in India under the title Girl in White Cotton.
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In Conversation | The Online Edition
Avni Doshi & Sophie Mackintosh
‘I do wonder to what extent writing about motherhood is actually writing about being mothered’.
Fiction | The Online Edition
‘I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.’