Journalist and author, Raghu Karnad, has been announced as one of the winners of the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize of Yale University. The award, established in 2013, is one of the richest and most lucrative literary prizes for English language writers and each winner receives $165,000.
Raghu Karnad was one of the inaugural cohort of the MSc in Contemporary India, graduating in 2009.
He won from the non-fiction category for his debut 2015 book 'Farthest Field: An Indian Story Of The Second World War'. In 2016, the book won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar for a writer in English and was also shortlisted for the Hessell-Tiltman Prize.
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