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It's the richest Punjabi-literature award in the world.
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"For Dalits, as we have seen, the distance between the Hindu 'right' and the Hindu 'left' is not as great as it might appear to others," Roy writes.
The annual award recognizes a writer of "exceptional creativity and outstanding promise in their publications to date".
The “for us, by us” ethos behind the collaboration demonstrates real flair and depth of feeling.
Her previous novel, Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, has been optioned by director Ridley Scott's production company.
“To see the world clearly, we must first become aware of the veil; we must recognize our blind spots,” she writes.