Tag: first book prize

  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, 2009 shortlist

    It’s not on the website yet, but sources say this is confirmed–fiction-heavy this year: Anuradha Roy: An Atlas of Impossible Longing Chandrahas Choudhury: Arzee the Dwarf Mimlu Sen: Baulsphere Mridula Koshy: If It Is Sweet Palash Krishna Mehrotra: Eunuch Park Parismita Singh: Hotel at the End of the World Preeta Samarasan: Evening is the Whole […]

  • The 2009 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize: call for nominations

    The Shakti Bhatt Foundation invites nominations for the 2009 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize.Last year’s winner was Pakistani novelist Mohammed Hanif’s A Case of Exploding Mangoes. • Entries may be in any genre: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction (travel writing, autobiography, biography, and narrative journalism), and drama.• All authors from the subcontinent are eligible but their […]