Samit Basu is an Indian novelist, film director and screenwriter. His written works include The City Inside, the GameWorld Trilogy, Turbulence, Resistance and more. His debut film, House Arrest, was released as part of Netflix’s International Originals in 2019, which he wrote and co-directed with Shashanka Ghosh. Samit has also worked in comic books, writing for the series Devi, collaborating with M.R. Carey on Untouchables and contributing to Grant Morrison’s 18 Days.
Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and Samit for a chat about his new novel The City Inside, how he got into writing, screenwriting and filmmaking, comic books and superheroes, surveillance and technology, the current state of South Asian fantasy and science fiction, representing India and New Delhi in his work and much more.
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