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In the Public Eye

 

 

  • REview of The Cambridge Curry Club in Wasafiri
  • Mention in Quazoo and MedLibrary.org
  • Talk to YOU Reading Group, Cambridge Central Library, 2013
  • Talk on Summer of Blue at Cherry Hinton Library, autumn 2013
  • Member of East Anglian Writers Group
  • Talk at St Ives Library, 25th November 2010
  • Guest Author in the company of 2010 Booker Winner Howard Jacobson, David Aaronovitch and Allison Pearson at the Cambridge Literary Luncheon, 4th November 2010
  • Lecture at the University of Turku, Finland, 29th April
  • Public talk and reading at the City Library, Turku, 28th April
  • Humour Column, BEE magazine. Issue out on 25th March 2010 at W.H.Smith
  • Talk at Essex Literary Festival, 28th March 2010, Saffron Walden, 7.30 p.m.
  • Short Story: The Cut-Piece, Walden Writers One Literary Magazine, September 2009
  • Developing An Idea, Walden Writers, Saffron Walden Arts Festival, 26th September 2009.
  • After Writing Back: Present and Future Perspectives in Postcolonial Studies. International Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 13 - 15 October 2009. Prof Joel Kuortti: Postcolonial Theory in Literary Practice in Saumya Balsari's The Cambridge Curry Club.
  • The Cambridge Curry Club in window display at W.H.Smith, Saffron Walden, 2009
  • Short Story The Taj by Moonlight in Walden Writers One Literary Magazine, March 2009
  • Cambridge Curly Corners Reading Group, 8th December 2008
  • Borders Cambridge, 6th November 2008, 7 p.m.
  • Cambridge Literary Luncheon, 23rd October 2008. With authors Lord Denis Healey, Lucy Hawking, Sandra Howard and Jonathan Dimbleby
  • Talk on "Transnational Identity" at the University of West Chester, USA, October 2008
  • BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, Jane Smith Breakfast Show, 31st May 2008
  • A Book A Day in May Cambridgeshire Libraries and BBC Radio Cambridgeshire 2008
  • Title selected for the National Year of Reading 2008
  • Interview in The Eagle, Cambridge student newspaper, March 2008
  • Reading Group, St Neots Town Library, St Neots, 22nd May 2008
  • Wednesday Afternoon Show Radio Addenbrooke’s with Bent Larsen, 20th February 2008
  • Afternoon Show BBC Radio Cambridgeshire with Sue Dougan, 24th January 2008
  • Talks at Hills Road Sixth Form College Cambridge, 2007
  • London Launch by BlackAmber. Cambridge Launch by Heffers, 2004
  • Review in The Varsity, Cambridge University student newspaper, 2004
  • BBC Three Counties Radio Interview, 2004

On the Radio

  • BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, May 2008
  • Audio Clip Sunday Morning Breakfast Show 209 Radio FM with Nick Shelton, 27th January 2008
  • BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Interview with Sue Dougan, 19th November 2010

Seminars:

  • After Writing Back: Present and Future Perspectives in Postcolonial Studies. International Conference, Bergamo, Italy, 13 - 15 October 2009
  • Prof Joel Kuortti, University of Turku, Finland: Postcolonial Theory in Literary Practice in Saumya Balsari's The Cambridge Curry Club
  • Conference research paper ESSE 2008, Denmark: Transnational Identity and Saumya Balsari's The Cambridge Curry Club
  • Joel Kuortti, University of Joensuu, Finland, Saturday 23rd August 2008 Click here
  • Title discussed in PhD thesis Nilakshi Roy, 2008. British Asian Women Novelists from the 1980s to the Present
  • The Cambridge Curry Club has been selected as a text for the literature studies curriculum at the University of Bayreuth, Germany

Book and Window Promotions:

  • Waterstones, Heffers, 2010 (Shortlist: Cambridgeshire Book of the Decade)
  • Libra Aries Winter 2009
  • W.H.Smith Autumn 2009
  • Waterstones 2008
  • Borders 2008
  • Hefffers 2008, 2004