Battacharya wins Spread the Word Life Writing Prize

Santanu Battacharya has won Spread the Word’s Life Writing Prize 2021, with "The Nicer One", hailed by judges as a "gut-punch of a piece". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 14:59:56 UTC ]
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