Bidisha

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Bidisha is a writer, critic and BBC TV and Radio broadcaster, contributing to or presenting Front Row, Saturday Review, Heart and Soul, Woman's Hour, The Strand and Night Waves for radio 3, radio 4 and the world service. She has written for most of the major UK broadshgeets and judged numeous prizes including the Orange Prize,the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Comment awards and is the author of two novels,a travelogue from Venice and a reportage from the Middle East. Later this year she will release her fifth book, Asylum and Exile.

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