Day 8: Author's Journey: From Writer to Publisher with Anjali Mitter Duva
The March March Writing Challenge
Join us as we talk about Anjali’s journey toward publishing her first book, writing her second, and her decision to launch an independent press with fellow author Henriette Lazaridis that re-envisions the writer-publisher dynamic and how books are marketed and sold.
Anjali Mitter Duva is an Indian American writer who was raised in France. Her first novel, FAINT PROMISE OF RAIN, set in 16th century India, was shortlisted for a William Saroyan International Prize for Fiction. She has been a Finalist for a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship. She is a Fiction co-Editor at Solstice Literary Magazine, an instructor at Grub Street, and a co-founder of the Arlington Author Salon. She is also a co-founder of Chhandika, a non-profit organization dedicated India’s classical kathak dance. Along with Henriette Lazaridis, she is now launching a new publishing company called Galiot Press.