Novelist Shahnaz Bashir wins “Talent of the Year” Award


Celebrated writer Shahnaz Bashir has won “Talent of the Year” Award for 2017. The Citizen’s “Talent of the Year” is given to a young person who shows “signs of extraordinary talent” in the creative sphere.

The award was constituted by the independent online daily – The Citizen in 2016 with a young photographer being the first recipient.

Shahnaz Bashir was the unanimous choice for this year’s Award, the jury said.

Shahnaz’s book – Scattered Souls – was shortlist for the award, and it later emerged as the winner of the award.

The award will be given to him in The Citizen’s 3rd anniversary celebrations program at India International Centre, New Delhi on March 18, 2017. Read more

Source: Kashmir Observer

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