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Singapore

Balli Kaur
Jaswal

Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of Inheritance, a universal story of family, identity and belonging, newly re-released by Epigram Books.

Born in Singapore and raised in Japan, Russia and the Philippines, she studied creative writing in the United States. She has received writing fellowships from the University of East Anglia and Nanyang Technological University, and was named Best Young Australian Novelist of 2014 by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Jaswal's Sugarbread was a finalist in the Epigram Books Fiction Prize.

Her next novel, Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (Harper Collins / William Morrow) will be released internationally in March 2017.


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