Friday, 28 November 2014


Dear Goethe Friends

On the occasion of the 10 years celebrations of their presence in Hyderabad, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad in collaboration with the Hyderabad Literary Festival, is pleased to announce yet another exciting event, the Book Launch of:

Saskya Jain’s
Date: Friday, 5 December, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad
Entry: Free – Open to All

About the Author:

Born in Ahmedabad and grew up in Delhi, Saskya Jain was educated at Berlin’s Free University and Columbia University, New York. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Boston University, where she was the recipient of the Florence Engel Randall Award for Fiction and the Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship for a travel to Iran in 2010. She was a Fall 2012 resident at Ledig House in upstate New York and the writer-in-residence at Goethe Institute, Bangalore, in January 2013. Her translation of the German theatre scholar Erika Fischer-Lichte’s The Transformative Power of Performance: A New Aesthetics was published by Routledge in 2008. ‘Fire Under Ash’ is her first novel, and she is currently working on her second.

Best Regards,

Marie Solange G.
Program Coordinator

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