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Atima Srivastava

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Atima Srivastava (1961) was born in Mumbai and moved to London when she was eight. She has written short stories, plays, film scripts, essays and opera libretti. She is widely celebrated for two books: Transmission (1992) and Looking for Maya (1999). Both novels tell the story of Indian women who ‘just want more': life, love and success. Srivastava won the prestigious Arts Council Writers' Award in 2000. During her residency in Vollezele she finished her third novel, Shimmer.

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