Prajwal Parajuly’s The Gurkha’s Daughter on 2013 Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

ParajulyIndian writer Prajwal Parajuly’s The Gurkha’s Daughter has been longlisted for the 2013 Dylan Thomas Prize, according to BBC News.

The international prize list set up to seven years to encourage young writers features 12 contenders who come from places ranging from Australia to South Sudan.

Eight works of prose, three of poetry and one play go to the next stage.

The winner, who will be announced in November, will receive £30,000 and a statue of Thomas.

2014 sees the celebration of the centenary of the Swansea-born writer, whose worldwide literary success was the catalyst for the launch of the prize in 2006.

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