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May 29, 2019
12:21PM

Indian writer wins USD 100000 global book prize

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Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize. 

The 100,000 US dollars award is a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world.

Mumbai-based Zaidi, a freelance writer won for her entry ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus' - combining memoir and reportage to explore concepts of home and belonging rooted in her experience of contemporary life in India.

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