Preeta Samarasan


Country: Malaysia

Preeta Samarasan was born in Malaysia and moved to France where she now resides. Her novel Evening is the Whole Day was published in 2008, and more recently, her novel Tale of the Dreamer’s Son is expected to be published in November this year. Her short fiction and essays have been widely published.

Preeta Samarasan lahir di Malaysia dan pindah ke Prancis di mana ia sekarang tinggal. Novelnya Evening is the Whole Day diterbitkan pada tahun 2008 dan baru-baru ini novelnya Tale of the Dreamer’s Son akan diterbitkan pada bulan November tahun ini. Fiksi pendek dan esai-easinya telah diterbitkan secara luas.

Appearing in

Main Program | In Conversation with Tash Aw and Preeta Samarasan

Tash Aw, author of Strangers on a Pier: Portrait of a Family, and Preeta Samarasan, author of Tale of the Dreamer’s Son, tell stories of family, race, religion, tradition versus modernity, all …


Main Program | Is All Writing an Exploration of Identity?

Writers Fariha Roisin, Preeta Samarasan and Kirstin Chen discuss the identity issues that challenge them as writers, as well as ask how we can move beyond the optics of diversity to enact …