Fear Factor Terror Incognito. Stories from India and Australia, published by Picador – unock the personal in terrorism, open discussion as a way towards peace.
The 6th Annual World Matters 2010 Writers – Disturbing the Peace
Dates: October 27 & 30-31
Venue: Montsalvat, Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham
An International and Regional Programme featuring: Fear Factor Terror Incognito Indo-Australian Authors’ Anthology Panel, chaired by Sharon Rundle:-
-with excerpts of short stories from a unique Indo–Australian collaboration, which includes David Malouf, Salman Rushdie, Kiran Nagarkar and Yasmine Gooneratne;
-followed by an in-depth discussion, by authors Susanne Gervay, Devika Brendon, Jeremy Fisher and author and Professor of Literature at Delhi University, Meenakshi Bharat.
- Titi Amaral and Jude Conway’s audio visual narrative of East Timor Women’s brave stories of resistance and survival from the anthology Step by Step, this is Supported by East Timor Women Australia and an Exhibition and sales of East Timor textiles in the Resident Artist’s Gallery
- Ouyang Yu, The English Class, Roger Averill, Keeping Faith
- Jane Carswell Under the Huang Jia Tree: Two Journeys in China through story and memoir
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Fear Factor: Terror Incognito ed
Bharat, Meenakshi and Rundle, Sharon
Just released in India and to eb released in UK and Australia
Fear Factor: Terror Incognito is a collection of 20 unforgettable stories by well-known and emerging authors from Australia and the Indian subcontinent including David Malouf, Salman Rushdie, Neelum Saran Gour, Tom Keneally, Rosie Scott, Jeremy Fisher, Susanne Gervay, Tabish Khair, Denise Leith, Andrew Y M Kwong, Devika Brendon, Gulzar, Meera Kant, Guy Scotton, Sujata Sankranti, Kiran Nargarkar, Temsula Ao, Jaspreet Singh, Janhavi Acharekar and Meenakshi Bharat; with a foreword by Yasmine Gooneratne.
A unique collaboration between Australia and India, the stories represent these writers protests against the phenomenon of modern terror. They do not offer solutions. Instead, they lead readers along the hidden paths of an unfamiliar psychology to make their own discoveries.
A joint publication with Picador UK and Picador India, Fear Factor: Terror Incognito is essential reading for anyone interested the global phenomenon of terror.
Meenakshi Bharat is a translator, reviewer and critic. Her special interests include children’s literature, women’s fiction and English studies – areas which she has researched extensively. Currently, she is engaged in translating a volume of Hindi short stories. She is also getting a volume of short fiction ready for publication. She teaches at the University of Delhi. Sharon Rundle is a writer, editor and lecturer. Her stories, essays and articles have appeared in various publications and have been broadcast on radio, in Australia and internationally, since 1992.
Picador Australia has The Australian edition on their website with a March release.