Learning a lot from this Writer, Lopa Banerjee who has such a dedicated approach to each subject she chooses to write upon and a deep grasp of language and word artistry! An excellent essay -informative and enjoyable!

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By Lopa Banerjee

Author’s Note: This essay has developed from a panel reading which I moderated at the Kriti Festival of Literature and Arts at the University of Illinois, Chicago. I had the privilege of initiating the topic and also of talking to a group of published authors of fiction and nonfiction regarding this. My account has been shaped by both my individual journey as a reader and writer of creative nonfiction and also by the perspectives they had to offer.

As a new writer exploring the domain of creative nonfiction, I came across a number of essayists, including Maxime Hong Kingston, whose essay ‘No Name Woman’ dealt with her search for her personal identity while exploring the story of the life of a dead aunt of hers. Ironically, in the opening of the essay, the readers meet the…

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