Shumona Sinha | European literature night | OBA Oosterdok (17/05/2019)

The Institut français des Pays-Bas and EUNIC Netherlands are delighted to invite you to a discussion and speed date with the French Author SHUMONA SINHA within the frame of the day of European literature!


May 17, 2019, 1-4 p.m.

OBA Oosterdok, Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam

In English

Free entrance, registration requested

Moderation : Guido Snel, Eric Metz, Suze van der Poll


SHUMONA SINHA, born in Calcutta, 1973, is a French author who lives in Paris since 2001. She claims that her homeland is no longer India, nor even France, but the French language. Translated into German, Italian, Hungarian, her 2nd novel Assommons les Pauvres! (2011, L'Olivier), was highly acclaimed by the critics, got 2 prestigious French awards (2011 & 2012), the Internationaler Literaturpreis HKW Berlin (2016). Her third novel Calcutta was awarded by the French Academy for her contribution to the French language. She translated and published three anthologies of contemporary French and Bengali poetry in Calcutta and in Paris.

SHUMONA SINHA is invited within the frame of the "European literature night".


In partnership with EUNIC Netherlands

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