File includes five VHS videocassettes. Two of them sent by the Bukowski Agency titled “Anita Rau Badami”, one titled “TVO Anita Rau Badami”, one titled “Anita” and one titled “Anita Rau Badami – Ent Desk”. File also includes two audio cassettes titled “CBC India 50th century” and “Midnight’s Children: Fiction of South Asia” of Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
The file includes a second draft of the novel Tamarind Mem with a letter from the Managing Editor Dana Stamey, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. It also includes a second draft of the Tamarind Mem Kamini section.
The file includes magazine articles on Tamarind Mem published in A Magazine, Penguin Book Canada Limited, Arts Alive, and Mehfil. It also includes reviews published in The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival and PanCanadian wordfest ’96 Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival
The file includes a first draft of the novel Tamarind Mem sent back to Anita Badami by Jane Cain, Penguin Canada Ltd. The file also includes a binder with correspondence with the Bukowski Agency concerning the possibility of Tamarind Mem film, and a certificate of distinction in Pythagoras mathematics context
Scope and content: File includes handwritten notebook titled “Ideas” with no date and three floppy disks titled “Anita thesis U of C.”, “SM stories children pieces”, and “Latest Kamini main disc”. It includes also congratulations from the Department of English of the University of Calgary regarding her M.A. dissertation and her curriculum vitae
File includes correspondence over the correction of some chapters of The Hero’s Walk and Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? It includes invitation to the 2001 Vancouver International Writers and Reader Festival and 2002 Adelaide Festival. The file also includes articles and general correspondence on Anita Badami’s everyday life