Writers on the Bay presents Thrity Umrigar
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Thrity Umrigar is the best-selling author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, The Weight of Heaven, The World We Found and The Story Hour. She is also the author of the memoir, First Darling of the Morning. Her books have been translated into several languages and published in over fifteen countries. She is the Armington Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and has written for the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, the Boston Globe and other publications.
The Space Between Us was a finalist for the PEN/Beyond Margins award, while her memoir was a finalist for the Society of Midland Authors award. If Today Be Sweet was a Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle selection. Umrigar is the winner of the Cleveland Arts Prize, a Lambda Literary Award and the Seth Rosenberg prize. She is a recipient of a Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University.
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