Our guest today is Saurav Dutt. Saurav is an Author and Political Commentator whose writing focuses on human rights issues, ranging from women's rights, honour-based violence, racism and geopolitics. His new book "The Butterfly Room" chronicles the issues of violence against women as well as the taboo issue of homophobia. His political columns cover wide-ranging topics such as the GOP, Conservatism, and geopolitical issues. His book has met with considerable critical acclaim, leading to appearances on BBC Radio and Television, Sky News, RT (Russia Today), Press TV (of Iran) and has been showcased on ABC and MSNBC News amongst others [and has made it across the desks of Amnesty International, The UN, Former PM David Cameron and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
On Brexit: "I'm a proud British Indian, but that didn't stop so many 'fans' calling me a sell-out c**t"
On Writing: "It's a bit like vomiting. You just have to get it out. The art is in the editing. Just like film."
"...any writer who doesn't read, needs a whack on the head!"
"Don't let anyone rain on your parade. You'll get a lot of criticism in writing. Bear in mind they probably don't even have a parade to rain on!
Connect with Saurav and enjoy his varied and incisive blog sauravdutt.com