“Sara Banerji’s view of the world is completely original and vivid… she is always worth reading” Philip Pullman Sara Banerji, author, sculptor, artist and creative writing teacher, is a well established figure in the literary world.
As well as writing her own work, she teaches creative writing and hosts writers’ discussion groups – and launched the highly successful monthly ‘SparkOxford‘ sotrytelling series.
Sara also exhibits her paintings and sculptures in Oxford and has regularly featured in Oxford’s Artsweeks.
A descendant of the same family as 18th century “father of the novel form”, Henry Fielding, Banerji’s voice is described by critics as ‘original and highly imaginative’ ‘entertaining’,’bold’, ‘punchy’, ‘exciting’, ‘gripping, fluid and confident’. She is widely acclaimed as ‘a very gifted storyteller’.
NEW COURSE: NEARLY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING AND PUBLISHING A NOVEL.
Sara will be leading a ten week course at an Oxford venue starting in April 2015. The course will draw on Sara’s eighteen years of experience in teaching writing both privately and for Oxford University. In addition to her latest novel, Tikkipala, published in January 2015 (see below), she has had ten novels published by mainstream publishers (see the panel on the right), and has won writing awards including the BBC’s‘Write Out Loud’ and ‘The Arts Council of England Award.’
Book your place now to avoid disappointment. You will find more information here.
LATEST PUBLICATION: TIKKIPALA
- January 27th 2015 Bloomsbury publish Sara’s latest novel, Tikkipala, “a hypnotic tale of love and preservation at a time of fading empires. Meticulously and soulfully written, Banerji takes the heart on a journey through mystical cultures and spiritual practices, to a world where anything is possible if love is strong enough.” Find out more or download the book . Read about Sara’s inspiration for the novel.
TUESDAY SESSIONS FOR FICTION WRITERS
Place: The Slug and Lettuce, The Castle, Oxford
Time: Every Tuesday, 11am to 1pm.
Price: £10 per session.
The sessions are run by Sara Banerji, critically acclaimed novelist and creative writing tutor for Oxford University continuing education.
Come and try one! There is no commitment.
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