Thursday 12 February 2015

Karachi Winners

The winners of the three literary prizes awarded at the Karachi Literary Festival have been announced.  

The winners for the Peace Prize sponsored by the German Embassy / Consulate:
1st Prize Mecca by Ziauddin Saddar
1st Prize The Ahmadis and the politics of religious exclusion in Pakistan by Ali Usman Qasmi
2nd Prize Conflict management and vision for a secular Pakistan by Moonis Ahmar
3rd Prize Delhi by Heart by Raza Rumi

The winner for the Fiction Prize sponsored by the French Embassy:
Survival Tips for Lunatics by Shandana Minhas

The winner for Nonfiction Prize sponsored by Coca Cola: 

Ottoman Turkey, Ataturk, and Muslim South Asia, Perspectives, Perceptions, and Responses, by M. Naeem Qureshi