Author Jerry Pinto wins Windham-Campbell prize


The Windham-Campbell Prizes on Tuesday announced its annual list of nine winners. Each of the recipients receives $1,50,000 for accomplishments in the worlds of literature and theatre.

This year’s winners in fiction were Tessa Hadley, C.E. Morgan and Jerry Pinto. Ms. Hadley, a British writer whose stories regularly appear in The New Yorker, is the author of several novels and story collections. Her most recent novel is The Past.

C.E. Morgan’s debut novel, All the Living, was published in 2009. Her second, The Sport of Kings, will be published in May. Mr. Pinto is the author of six books, including a biography of the Bollywood actor Helen and a novel, Em and the Big Hoom.

This year’s prizes in non-fiction went to Hilton Als, Stanley Crouch and Helen Garner. Als is a staff writer and theatre critic at The New Yorker, and the author of White Girls (2013) and The Women (1996).

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