Monday, 28 October 2013

Jerry Pinto's COBALT BLUE short listed for DSC Prize

Jerry Pinto is one of the featured author at LITERATI 2013.  And it makes us feel proud that the book, COBALT BLUE which he translated has been short listed in the DSCPrize for South AsianLiterature.  

Jerry Pinto would be reading excerpts from COBALT BLUE, at LITERATI 2013. 

Jerry Pinto is a Mumbai-based author and journalist. He has written and edited several books. His Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb (Penguin India) won the National Award for the Best Book on Cinema. His first novel Em and the Big Hoom (Aleph Book Company) won the Hindu Lit for Life award last year. He has translated Sachin Kundalkar's novel Cobalt Blue (Penguin) into English. His next book is the much-anticipated Maps of a Mortal Moon: Essays and Entertainments by Adil Jussawalla, a volume he has edited. He teaches journalism at the Sophia Institute of Social Communications Media and is on the board of MelJol, an NGO that works in the sphere of child rights.

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