Professor’s Latest Novel Explores the Indian Experience

Dr.Divakaruni - black and white image, looking at camera smiling.

“The Forest of Enchantments,” the latest novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, professor of fiction in the Creative Writing Program, was published by HarperCollins in January 2019. 

Divakaruni is an award-winning author whose themes include the Indian experience, contemporary America, and the joys and challenges of living in a multicultural world. In conjunction with the novel’s release, Divakaruni took part in an extensive book tour, with panels, interviews, and discussions in Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur, and Hyderabad.