This week, we present an exclusive interview with Sarvat Hasin – recent graduate of the MSt in Creative Writing at Oxford University – whose debut novel, This Wide Night, has just been published by Penguin India. You can read more about the novel here, or hear what Kiran Millwood Hargrave (former President of the Oxford University Poetry Society, and bestselling author of The Girl of Ink and Stars) has to say about it on her blog. – Theophilus Kwek, Publications Director
Sarvat Hasin was born in London and grew up in Karachi. This Wide Night is her first novel.
Theophilus is the author of three collections, They Speak Only Our Mother Tongue (2011), Circle Line (2013) - shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2014 - and Giving Ground (2016). He won the Jane Martin Prize in 2015 and the New Poets Prize in 2016, and was president of the Oxford University Poetry Society. He also works with Asymptote and The Oxford Culture Review.