Broadcaster, Journalist, award-winning Author & poet Babita Sharma joins us to discuss her writing life.
- March 21, 2023
- SHC Seminar Room, Queen's University Belfast University Road Belfast BT7 1NN
- 18:00 - 20:00
Babita Sharma is a Broadcaster, Journalist & award-winning Author.
Babita is the author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning book The Corner Shop published by Two Roads (2019/2020). The book charts the social history of this unsung hero of British life. Growing up above a corner shop in 1980s Britain, Babita gives a fascinating perspective of the political and economic climate during her childhood through the lens of corner shop life.
Babita is a leading commentator on multi-cultural Britain, hosting TED talk: The Corner Shop: The truth about immigration and working alongside the National Trust and the Migration Museum for two major projects about corner shop life in Britain.
Her new children's book series, Priya and the Paw Prints Puzzle is due to be published by Hachette Childrens in Autumn 2023.