Namita Gokhale(2023)

Namita Gokhale is the author of twenty-one books including eleven works of fiction, and editor of numerous anthologies. Her acclaimed debut novel, Paro: Dreams of Passion, was published in 1984. Her recent works of fiction include The Blind Matriarch and the play-script Betrayed By Hope. The edited anthology Mystics and Sceptics - Searching Himalayan Masters was published in 2023. Gokhale is Co-founder and Co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival. She has been recognised both for her writing and her commitment to multilingual Indian literature and cross-cultural literary dialogue. She received the prestigious First Centenary National Award for Literature in 2017, and was a Sahitya Akademi awardee for 2021. She has recently been honoured with the Nilimarani Sahitya Samman 2023.

Namita Gokhale es autora de veintiún libros publicados, entre ellos once obras de ficción (y editora de numerosas antologías). Su aclamada primera novela, Paro: Dreams of Passion, se publicó en 1984. Entre sus obras de ficción más recientes figuran The Blind Matriarch  y el guión teatral Betrayed By Hope. La antología editada Mystics and Sceptics - Searching Himalayan Masters se publicó en 2023. Gokhale es cofundadora y codirectora del Festival de Literatura de Jaipur (JLF). Ha sido galardonada con el premio de la Academia Nacional de las Letras de la India Sahitya Akademi 2021 y con el premio Nilimarani Sahitya Samman 2023.

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