Sunday, October 01, 2006

Alka Saraogi

She is a well-known contemporary Hindi writer. She has three novels and two short story collections to her credit. Her first novel, Kali-Katha: via Bypass, was seen as a sign of revival of the Hindi novel. It won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001 and Srikant Verma Award in 1998. It has been translated into Urdu, English, French, and Italian, and is being translated into Bengali, Marathi, Gujrati, Oriya, and Tamil. Her second novel, Shesh Kadambari, is being translated into Bangla, Urdu and Oriya besides Italian and French.

Alka Saraogi's work with Katha: "Over to you, Kadambari" translated from the Hindi by Vandana R Singh.

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