Arif Anwar talks with Renee Pettitt-Schipp about his debut novel The Storm, which was described by The New York Times as ‘a fascinating, ambitious work [of] charm and power’.
Arif Anwar was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, just miles from the Bay of Bengal. He has previously worked for BRAC, one of the world’s largest non-government organisations, on issues of poverty alleviation, and for UNICEF Myanmar on public health issues. He has a PhD in Education from the University of Toronto and he lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife Si (Sandra) Lian.
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Sat 22 Feb 10am