Indian author and Social Science professor from India Prashar Kulkarni has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016, in the Asia region for his “politically grounded, funny” fiction ‘Cow and Company’ about four men in search of a cow. The short story was adjudged the ‘best piece of unpublished short fiction in English’ from Asia and will receive 2500 pounds prize.
Now Mr. Kulkarni will complete with winners from other four regions- Africa, Cananda and Europe, Carribbean and the Pacific for the 5000 pounds grand prize. The prize for this will be announced at the Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica in June 2016.
So now let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the Indian author and professor who has won the commonwealth short story regional prize ?
2. Name the short story for which Mr. Kulkarni has won the commonwealth short story regional prize ?
Courtesy : Business Standard