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Anita Sethi


Anita Sethi is an award-winning British writer, journalist and broadcaster who has written for national and international newspapers and magazines.

Her writing has appeared in publications such as the Guardian, Observer, Independent, Independent on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Times, The National, New Statesman, Granta, Times Literary Supplement and BBC Travel. In broadcasting she has appeared as a guest critic and commentator, panellist and co-presenter on several channels including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, the World Service, Al Jazeera and MSNBC. She is currently literary blogger-in-residence at the Southbank Centre.

Anita is the recipient of a Penguin/decibel Prize, Arts Council writing award, Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship and Dialogue Festival blogging award. She has been published in anthologies and books including From There to Here (Penguin), Roads Ahead (Tindal Street Press), The Book Club Bible (Michael O’Mara Books); The Critical Muslim (Hurst & Co, forthcoming July 2012), and is currently working on a novel, short story collection, and travel narrative.

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