Atta Galatta - Bangalore Literature Festival Bookprize

There has been a tremendous response from publishers for the Atta Galatta-Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize 2018. Over 100 entries have been received for the Fiction (English), and about 80 entries for the Non-Fiction (English). A large reader-based subterranean jury has put together the long-list from these submissions and another jury comprising of writers is currently working on the shortlist.

Voting for Popular Choice(English) is now open and will end on 19th October 2018.

The winners share a total purse of Rs. 2 lakhs and take home an original trophy Thought Beyond Words, under the 4 categories of:

  • Best Fiction(English)
  • Best Non-Fiction(English)
  • Literary Achievement Award in Kannada
  • Popular Choice(English)

The List Of Past Winners

FICTION

Anjum Hasan

Penguin Hamish Hamilton

Easterine Kire

Speaking Tiger

Benyamin

Juggernaut

Manu Joseph

Harper Collins Fourth Estate

Tabish Khair

Pan Macmillan

Jayant Kaikini

Harper Collins

Lalithambika Antharjanam

Oxford University Press

Parismita Singh

Context

Perumal Murugan

Context

Perumal Murugan

Juggernaut

Appupen

Context

Baburao Bagul

Speaking Tiger

Nayantara Sahgal

Speaking Tiger

NON FICTION

Pavan K Varma

Tranquebar

Richa Kaul Padte

Penguin India

Gayathri Prabhu

Harper Collins

Manu S Pillai

Juggernaut

Nalini Jameela

Om Books

Rashmi Saksena

Speaking Tiger

Mukunda Rao

Westland

James Crabtree

Harper Collins

Shoba Narayan

Simon and Schuster India

Ravish Kumar

Speaking Tiger

S Vijay Kumar

Juggernaut

Stewart Gordon

Oxford University Press

Best Fiction(English)

2015

AatishTaseer

Picador

2016

Perumal Murugan

Penguin Random House

2017

Anees Salim

Penguin Random House

Best Non-Fiction(English)

2015

Akshaya Mukul

Harper Collins

2016

Vinay Sitapati

Penguin Random House

2017

Ruskin Bond

Speaking Tiger

Literary Achievement in Kannada

2015

Prathibha Nandakumar

2016

K V Tirumalesh

2017

Bolwar Mahammad Kunhi

Popular Choice(English)

2017

Twinkle Khanna

Juggernaut

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