ABOUT

Kritika Pandey is a Pushcart-nominated writer from Jharkhand, India, and a graduate of the MFA for Poets and Writers, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a recipient of a 2020 grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. She is the overall winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and was shortlisted for the prize in 2016 as well as 2018. Her works have appeared in GrantaThe Common, The Bombay Literary Magazine, Raleigh Review, and UCity Review, among others. She is the winner of the 2020 James W. Foley Memorial Award, the 2018 Harvey Swados Fiction Prize, the 2018 Cara Parravani Memorial Award in Fiction, and a 2014 Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh. She is a 2014 Young India Fellow.

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PRESS

PEN Transmissions: The Global Desi Story – A Conversation with Kritika Pandey

The Wire: Kritika Pandey Wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for India

2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Overall Winner

2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Regional Winners

Scroll.in: I even dream in Hinglish’: Meet the Asia winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The Hindu: Kritika Pandey, winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize Asia, talks about her work

The Indian Express: Indian writer wins regional award for Asia in Commonwealth Short Story Prize

2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Shortlist

Scroll.in : Two stories from India are on this year’s shortlist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize

2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Shortlist

Scroll.in: Meet the four Indian writers in the running for 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The New Indian Express: 5 Indians Shortlisted for Commonwealth 2016 Short Story Prize

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