Hari Kunzru

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  • Richard Brock (University of Calgary)

Hari Kunzru is a British author and journalist who came to wide public attention following the publication of his 2002 novel The Impressionist. To date he has published three novels and a collection of short stories, and is an active contributor to the Guardian and Mute Magazine. He has also written several notable articles for the magazine Wired, and currently fills the post of Deputy President on the board of English PEN, an organization which campaigns for freedom of expression, and supports the rights of persecuted writers across the globe. Of mixed white British and Asian descent, Kunzru is frequently situated alongside other young writers such as Zadie Smith and Monica Ali, as a spokesperson …

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Citation:
Brock, Richard. "Hari Kunzru". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 September 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5945, accessed 30 August 2015.]

Articles on Kunzru's works

  1. Transmission

Related Groups

  1. Postcolonial literature - Britain, The Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand