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Singh, Sunny

Sunny Singh

Elected: 2023

Sunny Singh is the author of three critically acclaimed novels: Nani’s Book of Suicides, With Krishna’s Eyes and Hotel Arcadia, and a non-fiction book, Single in the City: The Independent Woman’s Handbook. Her essays, short stories, and columns are published worldwide. She has recently completed a collection of short stories examining aspects of armed conflict over the past century titled The Tango Bar: Stories of War (And Love). She is Professor of Creative Writing and Inclusion in the Arts at the London Metropolitan University, and a champion for decolonisation and inclusion across all aspects of society. She is the founder and director of the Jhalak Prize, the Jhalak Children’s and YA Prize, and the Jhalak Art Residency.

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