Indian essayist Pankaj Mishra selected for Windham Cambell Literature prize


Pankaj Mishra
Pankaj Mishra

Award-winning Indian essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra has been selected for the prestigious Windham Cambell Literature prize in the non-fiction category, Yale University announced today.

“Pursuing high standards of literary style, Pankaj Mishra gives us new narratives about the evolution of modern Asia,” the university said.

This year’s recipients illustrate the global scale of the prizes, with the eight winning writers hailing from seven countries. (PTI)