(L to R: Anita Agnihotri, Anjum HV Katyal, Imogen Butler Cole and Leena Kejriwal at an Oxford Bookstore session to announce the Prabh Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award 2019)
Kolkata : The Oxford Bookstore and Prabha Khaitan Foundation Woman’s Voice Award (PKWVA) recently announced the shortlist for the second edition of the Award. The winner for 2019 would be announced at a function on January 18 at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2020. Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and AKLF would be the co-presenters. The shortlisted books are Good Talk by Mira Jacob, No Nation for Women by Priyanka Dubey, Ants Among Elephants by Sujata Gidla, Born With Wings by Daisy Khan, The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath, Not Quite Not White by Sharmila Sen. “Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award seeks to recognize emerging women writers of India and is an effort to encourage and support creating writing in women,” said Sundeep Bhutoria, Trustee, PKF. “We look forward to build new writing by women across the country,” said Anjum Katyal, Director, AKLF.