For the classroom 11-16

‘The real measure of a person isn’t the challenges but how you respond to them’

The DESIblitz Literature Festival celebrates south Asian literature and culture – find out lots more at The festival gave RE students from Bedfordshire the chance to interview ‘young adult fiction’ author Bali Rai. Famous for books like (Un)arranged Marriage, Now or Never and Killing Honour, Rai, born in Leicester in 1971, is admired for his ability to create compelling fiction for young people from the rich and raw experience of life. Students from Queensbury Academy in Bedfordshire interviewed him about his work and life. Their questions were great.

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