WE THAT ARE YOUNG is the award winning debut novel by PRETI TANEJA
It is published by the visionary GALLEY BEGGAR PRESS in the UK
and by the most radical and legendary publishers and editors around the world.
It will soon be a major TV series made by Gaumont.
'Powerful, engrossing... perfectly constructed, magnificently written.'
- Jim Crace, Author of HARVEST, Chair of judges, the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018
She is a Leverhulme Early Career Reseach Fellow at Warwick University working on cultural rights in conflict-affected zones.
She is also an AHRC/ BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, broadcasting for Radio 3 and 4 on world literature and culture. And she is one of Hay Festival's 30 under 40 thinkers 'whose ideas will shape the world in the next 30 years.'
With Ben Crowe she co-founded ERA Films, a collective working on issues as diverse as Iraq’s refugee crisis, in Rwanda with survivors of the genocide and with women in slum areas of Nairobi, Kenya and on major interactive multimedia documentaries including on migrant workers' rights.
With Kristen Harrison of THE CURVED HOUSE, Preti co founded and edits VISUAL VERSE, the anthology of art and words, bringing the freshest new writing from around the world to a global audience.
Preti's novella, KUMKUM MALHOTRA won the Gatehouse Press New Fictions Prize in 2014.
image by Rory O' Bryen