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Balli Kaur Jaswal

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Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of Inheritance (2013, 2016), a universal story of family, identity and belonging, and Sugarbread (2016), a story about fitting in and confronting the past (and a finalist for the 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize), both dealing with the Punjabi Sikh community in Singapore. Born in Singapore and raised in Japan, Russia and the Philippines, she studied creative writing in the United States. She has received writing fellowships from the University of East Anglia and Nanyang Technological University, and was named Best Young Australian Novelist of 2014 by the Sydney Morning Herald. Her third novel, Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, a dark comedy set in a Punjabi immigrant enclave in London, will be released by Ha ...more

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