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In Conversation

Pallavi Aiyar & Poppy Sebag-Montefiore

‘There’s a lot I’ve written to you that I’ve never said to anyone else before simply because of how much you and I share.’

Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar has reported from across China, Europe, Indonesia and Japan. She was awarded the Prem Bhatia memorial prize for excellence in political reporting for her dispatches from China, and is the author ofSmoke and Mirrors, Chinese Whiskers, Punjabi Parmesan, Babies and Bylines and Choked! She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and is currently based in Tokyo.

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Poppy Sebag-Montefiore

Poppy Sebag-Montefiore is a writer and broadcast journalist. Her essay ‘Touch’, for Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling, won a 2021 Pushcart Prize, and has been translated into Chinese for the Beijing-based literary magazine Dan Du. She is currently at work on a novel.

Photograph © Chris Vile

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