Vikas Swarup – author and diplomat
For his literary excellence and dedication to diplomacy
Vikas Swarup is an internationally renowned bestselling author, television host and former member of the Indian Foreign Service. He served as India’s high commissioner to Canada from 2017 to 2019. His novels include Q & A, adapted into the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Six Suspects and The Accidental Apprentice. Swarup has written for such publications as TIME, Newsweek, The Guardian, The Telegraph and the Financial Times, and he has participated in literary festivals around the world.
Vikas Swarup will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Tuesday, June 20 at 10 a.m.