Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist

Why Is Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. Her short story collection, Arranged Marriage won an American Book Award in 1996, and two of her novels , as well as a short story The Word Love were adapted into films. Mistress of Spices was short-listed for the Orange Prize. Currently, Sister of My Heart, Oleander Girl, Palace of Illusions, and One Amazing Thing have all been optioned to be made into movies or TV serials.

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What Are Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's Academic Contributions?

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is most known for their academic work in the field of literature. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and communications.

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