THE ATTA GALATTA- BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL BOOK PRIZE 2017


There has been a tremendous response from publishers for the Atta Galatta- Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize 2017. Over 120 entries have been received for the Fiction (English), and about 100 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.

The winners share a total purse of Rs. 2 lakhs and take home an original trophy Thought Beyond Words.

Voting for the Popular Choice  (English) award is now open.

THE FICTION LONG LIST


A Night with a Black Spider

Ambai

Speaking Tiger

Small Town Sea

Anees Salim

Penguin Random House

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Arundhati Roy

Penguin Random House

The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons

Ashok Ferrey

Penguin Random House

Saakshi

S.L Bhyrappa

Niyogi

The Collected Works of Homen Borgohain

Homen Borgohain

Amarylis

Songs of the Cauvery

Kalyanaraman Durgadas

Rupa

If You Can Walk, You Can Dance

Marion Molteno

Niyogi

The Poison of Love

K.R Meera

Penguin Random House

The High Priestess Never Marries

Sharanya Manivannan

HarperCollins India

Mohanaswamy

Vasudhendra

HarperCollins India

THE NON-FICTION LONGLIST


Is Than Even a Country Sir

Anil Yadav

Speaking Tiger

In Hot Blood

Bachi Karkaria

Juggernaut

Askew

T.J.S George

Aleph

From Bihar to Tihar

Kanhaiya Kumar

Juggernaut

I Want to Destroy Myself

Malika Amar Shaikh

Speaking Tiger

When Crime Pays

Milan Vaishnav

HarperCollins India

Attendant Lords

T.C.A Raghavan

HarperCollins India

Democrats and Dissenters

Ramachandra Guha

Penguin Random House

Advice & Dissent

Y.V Reddy

HarperCollins India

Lone Fox Dancing

Ruskin Bond

Speaking Tiger

Literary Achievement Award in Kannada


For this award, our jury selects an author who has made a significant contribution to Kannada language and literature in form, function and flavour.

2016 Winners


Perumal Murugan

Penguin Random House

Vinay Sitapati

Penguin Random House

K.V Tirumalesh


2015 Winners


Aatish Taseer

Picador

Akshaya Mukul

Harper Collins India

Prathibha Nandakumar