Fellowships & Awards

Fellowships & Awards


Fellowships

2011

Writer-in-Residence at the Literaturhaus in Zurich

2010-2011

Fulbright Fellow at Ithaca College, N.Y. USA

2009-10

Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin

2008-09

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Artist-in-Residence Fellowship in Berlin, Germany

2008

Poetikdozentur Tübingen (series of lectures at Tübingen University, Germany)

2007

Writer-in-Residence at the Iowa City Writers’ Programme, USA

2002

Awarded the City of Munich Fellowship, Germany

1991

Rockefeller fellowship to work on multicultural communication at the Center for Psychosocial Sciences, Chicago, USA

Awards

2013

ITB Book Awards – Joint Winner for The Extras

2012

German Government’s Order of Merit

2000

Sahitya Akademi Award for Cuckold (National Award for best novel)

1996

Dalmia Award for promoting communal harmony through writing

1975

H.N. Apte Award given to Saat Sakkam Trechalis for the best first novel of 1974