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Good News For Indian Translators: New PEN Initiative Aims To Fund Unpaid Translations

Good News For Indian Translators: New PEN Initiative Aims To Fund Unpaid Translations

PEN Presents is a new program by PEN English to support funding for sample translations and the program will be taking submissions from Indian translators as well.

07 June 2022
On Geetanjali Shree's Booker Prize And The Politics Of Translation

On Geetanjali Shree's Booker Prize And The Politics Of Translation

We have come a long way from the colonial translations of the colonised other(s) and their literature(s), but a lot remains to be explored and understood when...

07 June 2022

Translation In World Literature: Will International Booker Prize Open A Global Window To Hindi Books?

‘The translator is the traitor’, they say in Italian. Such was the distrust and paranoia in Europe for translations that scholars were executed for...

A Booker Moment For Marathi Literature Is A Pipedream

A Booker Moment For Marathi Literature Is A Pipedream

The rich world of Marathi literature has been greatly let down by translators who lack creativity and publishers who lack conviction

10 June 2022

Booker Prize For Geetanjali Shree May Be A Great Moment For Hindi Literature, But Not Enough For Indian Translations

The International Booker Prize for Geetanjali Shree's Ret Samadhi put the spotlight on literature and translations, but for publishers, they often fail to even...

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27 May 2022
Five Contemporary Hindi Writers From India That You Must Read

Five Contemporary Hindi Writers From India That You Must Read

With Geetanjali Shree becoming the means for Indian languages to achieve heights, here’s a look at some contemporary Hindi writers. 


27 May 2022
 Geetanjali Shree's 'Tomb of Sand' Becomes First Indian Language Book To Win International Booker Prize

 Geetanjali Shree's 'Tomb of Sand' Becomes First Indian Language Book To Win International Booker Prize

Reflecting upon becoming the first work of fiction in Hindi to make the Booker cut, the 64-year-old author said it feels good to be the means of that...


26 May 2022
Beyond The Borders: When A Hindi Novel Gets Shortlisted For Booker

Beyond The Borders: When A Hindi Novel Gets Shortlisted For Booker

A language that struggles to get recognition in its native land is now one step away from a major international award. Will it pave the way for more Hindi...


27 July 2021
Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

Founded in 1969, the Booker Prize has a reputation for transforming writers' careers, and was originally open to British, Irish and Commonwealth writers


09 July 2021
Azadi – Freedom, Fascism or Fiction?

Azadi – Freedom, Fascism or Fiction?

Arundhati Roy’s new book is an iteration of already present facts.


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20 November 2020
Douglas Stuart’s ‘Shuggie Bain’ Wins 2020 Booker Prize

Douglas Stuart’s ‘Shuggie Bain’ Wins 2020 Booker Prize

Debut novel ‘Shuggie Bain’, a coming of age story set in Glasgow, beats Indian-origin author Avni Doshi's Burnt Sugar


28 July 2020
Indian-origin Avni Doshi Among 13 Authors On 2020 Booker Prize Longlist

Indian-origin Avni Doshi Among 13 Authors On 2020 Booker Prize Longlist

Doshi, born in the US and now living in Dubai, released her book in India last year as 'Girl in White Cotton' and it gets a UK release this Thursday as 'Burnt...


15 October 2019
Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo Jointly Awarded Booker Prize As Jury Breaks Rules

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo Jointly Awarded Booker Prize As Jury Breaks Rules

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize.


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