Rahul Bhattacharya wins Ondaatje Prize 2012

  • imageRahul Bhattacharya won the prestigious Ondaatje Prize 2012 for his book ‘The Sly Company of People Who Care’
  • First Indian author to bag this award.
  • He also received the Hindu Literary Prize for Best Fiction, 2011 for the same book.

Ondaatje Prize 2012:

  • The prize is given by Royal Society of Literature annually in order to recognize a work in fiction, non-fiction or poetry which evokes the “spirit of a place”.
  • The award is conferred on to the author who is a citizen of or who has been resident in the Commonwealth or Ireland.

Advertisement

Comments