Tishani Doshi 
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Tishani Doshi 
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* 09.12.1975, Madras, India
lives in: Madras, India

Tishani Doshi (born 1975, Madras, India) is an Indian poet, journalist and dancer. The daughter of a Welsh mother and a Gujarati father, she won the Eric Gregory Prize in 2001. With her first volume of poetry, “Countries of the Body” she won the 2006 Forward Poetry Prize. In 2006 she took part in the Hay Festival, and in 2007 at the Hay Festival in Cartagena. Her first novel “The Pleasure Seekers” came out in 2010 through Bloomsbury, and made the 2011 Orange Prize Longlist, as well as the shortlist for The Hindu Best Fiction Award. In her poems, Tishani Doshi deals critically with issues of being a woman, aging, sexuality, loss and violence.

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