Nilanjana Sudeshna Lahiri, better known as Jhumpa Lahiri is an English-born American author. Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the Hemingway Award for her first debut collection of short stories, The Interpreter of Maladies (1999).
Lahiri’s recent novel, Whereabouts, published in April 2021, is a self-translation into English from her first Italian-language novel Dove mi trovo (2018).
Watch the video to know more about the author’s literary landscape mapping the diaspora experience.
(Script and video edited by Nang Tanvi)