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Jhumpa Lahiri Biography

Jhumpa Lahiri  
Jhumpa Lahiri – Biography
Name Jhumpa Lahiri
Born Nilanjana Sudeshna Lahiri
  11 July 1967 (age 46)
  London, England
Genres novel, short story collection,Postcolonial
Notable work(s) Interpreter of Maladies (1999)
  The Namesake (2003)
  The Lowland (2013)
Notable award(s) 1999 O. Henry Award
  2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Jhumpa Lahiri – Awards
1993 - TransAtlantic Award from the Henfield Foundation
1999 - O. Henry Award for short story “Interpreter of Maladies”
1999 - PEN/Hemingway Award (Best Fiction Debut of the Year) for “Interpreter of Maladies”
1999 - “Interpreter of Maladies” selected as one of Best American Short Stories
2000 - Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
2000 - “The Third and Final Continent” selected as one of Best American Short Stories
2000 - The New Yorker’s Best Debut of the Year for “Interpreter of Maladies”
2000 - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her debut “Interpreter of Maladies”
2000 - James Beard Foundation’s M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award for “Indian Takeout” in Food & Wine Magazine
2002 - Guggenheim Fellowship
2002 - “Nobody’s Business” selected as one of Best American Short Stories
2008 - Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for “Unaccustomed Earth”
2009 - Asian American Literary Award for “Unaccustomed Earth”
Jhumpa Lahiri – Short Story Collections
Interpreter of Maladies (1999)
Unaccustomed Earth (2008)
Jhumpa Lahiri – Novels
The Namesake (2003)
The Lowland (2013)
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