Sunny Singh


"A first novel of rare scope and power." --- Hindustan Times

"This staggering claim for the novel as metaphor for dreams..." --- El Faro

"Single In The City" is less an operational manual than a way of networking experience, and for that alone it is an interesting read."--- Business Standard

"Hand in hand with Sunny Singh, you can't possibly put the wrong foot forward."--- Indian Review of Books

"The novel is entirely credible and contains characters so well painted that they are genuinely truthful." --- ABC

"The author succeeds as a successful Bollywood film does. One is eager to reach the climax." --- Marie Claire

--------Forthcoming in 2015 -------- HOTEL ARCADIA


Sunny Singh is a London-based writer. She has published two novels, a non-fiction book on lives of single women in India, numerous short stories and essays.

Her new novel, Hotel Arcadia, will be published by Arcadia Books in Spring 2015.

She is represented by The Susijn Agency.

Where I discuss the need for increased diversity in UK media (approx 22:35 mins onwards)

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Complicit No More collection of essays (featuring me) is now available for download/sale

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Matilda Ibini is a former student. Her play Muscovado Sugar is currently being workshopped for production. Am very, very proud!

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Hotel Arcadia by Sunny Singh details a terrorist siege in a luxury hotel and features a war photographer famous for her hauntingly beautiful photographs of the dead. The novel, a powerful literary work which is as gripping as any upmarket crime fiction, unravels the senseless nature of terrorism itself and the quiet courage of those who find themselves in circumstances where they have no choice but to confront it.

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“After all, captive tongues are discreet, only wayward limbs are capable of revolutions, and modesty strangles all expression. And a language that binds cannot liberate.” – new piece in The Spanner

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