Three Indian Writers Shortlisted for Man Asian Literary Prize 2011

Something for Indians to be proud of – three Indian writers have been shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2011. Amitav Ghosh, Rahul Bhattacharya and Jahnavi Barua are the proud entrants for their works, River of Smoke, The Sly Company of People Who Care and Rebirth, respectively.

The winning author will be awarded $30,000 and the translator (if there is) $5,000. Some of the judges are Razia Iqbal, Pulitzer-prize finalist and author of The Surrendered Chang-rae Lee and Vikas Swarup, author of Q&A. On March 15, the winner of the prize will be announced in Hong Kong.

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