Shabana Azmi reads Tabish Khair’s story on the Virus Crisis as part of Decameron 2020
New novel out in 2018. Winner of the A.K Singh Memorial Award for Best Fiction, Nominated for various other prizes, including the DSC Prize.
Due to a full teaching schedule at Aarhus and other commitments, Tabish Khair will not be accepting any new requests to do events outside Denmark in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Outside the walls you crashed with Danish words,
I hold a match between finger and thumb;
Its burning opens no door, no passage.
I can almost make sense in your language:
I’m no bewitched mermaid; I have my tongue,
And poems flutter in its cage like birds.