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Ishani Kar-Purkayastha

Ishani Kar- Purkayastha is author of The Dancing Boy. She has published a number of short stories and essays including An Epidemic of Loneliness which won The Lancet Wakley Prize, The Sky is Always yours in Too Asian, Not Asian Enough, and most recently Doctor in the House as part of The Wellcome Collection.

Drawing on her own and others’ lives, she has also produced a series of biographical audio- narratives ( exploring the experiences of overseas medical staff working in the UK National Health Service.

Ishani is a practicing consultant in Public Health Medicine.

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