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Anuradha Roy won the Economist Crossword Prize for Fiction for her novel, The Folded Earth, which won and was nominated for several other prizes including the Man Asia and the Hindu Literary Award. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been widely translated and was picked as one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post and the Seattle Times. It has been named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India and was shortlisted for the Crossword Prize. 

Anuradha Roy won the Picador-Outlook Non-Fiction Prize in 2004 for her essay, "Cooking Women".  Her journalism is published in Outlook, Daily Beast, India Today, Outlook Traveller, National Geographic Traveller, Biblio, Telegraph, Indian Express, and the Hindu. She works as a designer at Permanent Black,  an independent press which she runs with her husband, Rukun Advani. She lives in India.

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