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An Evening with Amitav Ghosh

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MacEwan Ballroom

402 Collegiate Boulevard Northwest

Calgary, AB T2N 4V8

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The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program is delighted to present An Evening with Amitav Ghosh on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

Our 25th anniversary celebrations continue with our annual Distinguished Visiting Writer event, featuring award-winning author Amitav Ghosh. Ghosh will give a public reading, followed by a book-signing.

Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. He is the author of two books of nonfiction, a collection of essays, and eight novels. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages and he has served on the jury of the Locarno Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival. In 2007 he was awarded the Padma Shri, one of India’s highest honours, by the President of India. His books have won prizes in India, Europe, and Myanmar and he has been awarded honorary degrees by the Sorbonne, Paris and by Queens College, New York. He is married to the writer Deborah Baker and divides his time between Brooklyn, Goa, and Kolkata.


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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email cdwp[at]ucalgary[dot]ca or call 403.220.8177.


Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Yes. If you claim tickets and find you cannot attend, please cancel your registration or give your ticket to someone who can attend. You can connect with others using the hashtag #GhoshYYC on Twitter.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You may bring a printed ticket or display your mobile ticket on your phone. If using a mobile ticket instead, ensure that you can access it on your phone, as you will need to display a ticket to enter.


What is the refund policy?

There are no refunds, but tickets are transferable.


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes.


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University of Calgary parking maps can be found here.

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