Amit Chaudhuri is Professor of Creative Writing at Ashoka University in the Spring. In the Fall, he teaches at University of East Anglia, where he is Professor of Contemporary Literature. He earned his Bachelors from University College London, London University, and his DPhil from University of Oxford.
He introduced the annual eight-day creative writing workshops to Ashoka University, in a partnership with the University of East Anglia. He also ran and curated an annual symposium in a series called ‘Literary Activism’ on behalf of University of East Anglia, in partnership with Ashoka University.
His book Finding the Raga, which is about his discovery of, and relationship with, North Indian classical music, is scheduled for publication in April 2021 from Faber in the UK, New York Review Books in the US, and Penguin Random House in India.