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Fatima Khan's 'A December Evening' impresses AMU, fellow writers
Monday March 30, 2015 9:49 PM, News Network

Aligarh Muslim University's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College student and writer Fatima Khan's second book 'A December Evening' was released by Mumbai based writer and journalist, Jerry Pinto at AMU's Literary Festival held on March 20-22.

Fatima Khan

In a speech after the book release, Fatima Khan, a final year MBBS student, thanked the audience for being part of her big moment.

She later spoke about her journey of becoming a fiction writer, and her experience about writing short stories, which are there in 'A December Evening.'

Fatima Khan also read a part from one of the short stories in the book during the festival.

'A December Evening' is Fatima Khan's second book after 'Feelings Take Flight' which was released in May 2014 by Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brigadier S Ahmad Ali (Retd) at the Cultural Hall of the Maulana Azad Library, Aligarh Muslim University.

Commending on Fatima Khan's efforts in excelling in her studies and writing, Jerry Pinto wished her success for the future.

"I have high hopes that Fatima will encourage other University students to passionately pursue their dreams of writing too", he said.

It was a festival graced by worthy wordsmiths from all across the country including author of 'Kafkaland' Manisha Sethi.

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