Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

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HANSDA SOWVENDRA SHEKHAR is the author of two books: a novel, ‘The Mysterious Ailment Of Rupi Baskey’, which won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2015, jointly won the Muse India Young Writer Award 2015, was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2014 and a Crossword Book Award 2014, and longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award 2016; a collection of short stories, ‘The Adivasi Will Not Dance’, which has been recommended for a course in the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2016; and a number of fiction and non-fiction works and photographs that have been published in The International New York Times, The Indian Express, The Caravan Vantage, The Times of India, The Hindu Business Line, Mint Lounge, Outlook, Scroll, TheWire, The Asian Age, The Punch Magazine, American Book Review, Alchemy: The Tranquebar Book Of Erotic Stories II, and other places. His next novel, ‘A Memorial’, is forthcoming in 2017.

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