Priya Basil Portrait
© Hartwig Klappert

Guest 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019.


Strangers on the 16:02

Black Swan

London, 2011

Die Logik des Herzens

Schöffling & Co.

Frankfurt a. M., 2012

[Ü: Barbara Christ]



Berlin, 2019

[Ü: Beatrice Faßbender]

Priya Basil [ United Kingdom ]

born in London to a family with Indian roots, grew up in Kenya and now lives in Berlin. She published two acclaimed novels and a novella, as well as essays for various publications, including »Lettre Internationale«. Priya is a co-founder of Authors for Peace. In 2017, she launched a campaign for a European Public Holiday across Europe. She most recently published »Be My Guest« – a hybrid text combining essay and memoir forms.

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