The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers series was inaugurated in the Fall of 2004. The series has evolved in a short time into one of San Diego’s premier literary events.
Bharati Mukherjee is the author of "The Middleman and Other Stories," which won the 1988 National Book Critics' Circle Award. She is a distinguished professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley and recipient of an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mukherjee is the author of several works, including "Jasmine", "The Holder of the World", "Leave It To Me", and more recently "Desirable Daughters", and "The Tree Blade."