Keki Daruwalla for Commonwealth Writer’s Prize 2010

My father, Keki N Daruwalla’s first novel titled For Pepper and Christ published in 2009 has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize 2010!
For an overview of this prize:
South Asia and Europe
The shortlisted writers for South Asia and Europe Best Book are:
Solo by Rana Dasgupta (Britain)
For Pepper and Christ: A Novel by Keki Daruwalla (India)
The Beijing of Possibilities by Jonathan Tel (Britain)
Heartland by Anthony Catwright (Britain)
Another Gulmohar Tree by Aamer Hussein (Pakistan)
The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri (India)
The shortlisted writers for South Asia and Europe Best First Book are:
The Hungry Ghosts by Anne Berry (Britain)
Arzee the Dwarf by Chandrahas Choudhury (India)
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin (Pakistan)
Among Thieves by Mez Packer (Britain)
An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay (Britain)
Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Parkes (Britain
Courtesy :Anaheita Kapadia (


  • Congratulations! on becoming the Editor of The Journal of TPS! I simply love ur work1
    I have sent in some of my poems- hope you’ll publish some of them in the next issue.
    When is it due?
    Smita Tewari,
    Prof. in English,
    University of Allahabad

  • Sir,

    i am aspirant of P.hd,, i would like to know your email Id

    please send me

    Monica Saxena

  • congratulations !
    i missed you when you came to delhi university because i had to take some lectures.
    i would like to submit some poems for your comments as well as publication.
    would be glad if you could send me your email for correspondence.

  • Anaheita Kapadia’s email id has been updated above

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