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Gyan Chaturvedi to be awarded Vyas Samman 2022 for ‘Pagalkhana’

Instituted by the KK Birla Foundation in 1991, the annual Vyas Samman is given to an outstanding Hindi literary work by an Indian citizen published during the last 10 years.

Noted Hindi writer Dr Gyan Chaturvedi’s 2018 satirical novel, Pagalkhana, has been selected for the 32nd Vyas Samman, 2022. (File)
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 03:30 AM IST

Journalistic writing biggest threat to serious literature: Urdu novelist

The author of "The Paradise of Food", originally published as "Ne'mat Khana" in 2014, said though literature has political, social, moral concerns it should not be "presented on a plate like newspapers" to readers.

Author Khalid Jawed (File image)(Courtesy Shafey Kidwai)
Updated on Dec 20, 2022 03:40 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Writers Madhu Kankariya, Madhav Hada awarded the Bihari Puraskar

The Bihari Puraskar is one of the three literary awards instituted by KK Birla Foundation in 1991. Named after the famous poet Bihari, the award for Rajasthani authors carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh, a plaque and a citation.

Writers Dr Madhav Hada and Madhu Kankariya were awarded the Bihari Puraskar on Wednesday.
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:35 AM IST
By, Jaipur

Cultural fest Kaarva'n-Virasat 2022 to celebrate Hindustani art and literature

The upcoming cultural fest 'Kaarva'n-Virasat 2022' by Jashn-e-Adab Foundation, starting on October 28 will be a celebration of Hindustani art, culture and literature, marking the 75th year of India's independence.

Cultural fest Kaarva'n-Virasat 2022 to celebrate Hindustani art and literature(Ht Gallery)
Published on Oct 19, 2022 04:42 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, New Delhi

Literature Nobel winner Ernaux to young writers: ‘Don't strive to write well…'

Ernaux had earlier said writing is a political act which opens our eyes to social inequality. For this purpose, she used language as “a knife” to tear apart the veils of imagination.

Ernaux feels that her critically acclaimed work - ‘The Years’ - originally published in 2008 - might be able to bring all kinds of readers from diverse backgrounds together.(Twitter/Nobel Prize)
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 11:29 AM IST
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