Valley of Words

Winners

The winners for VOW Book Awards 2017 are as follows
About-Things-to-Leave-Behind-by-Namita-Gokhale
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Namita Gokhale
Fiction (English)

Things to Leave Behind

About-Things-to-Leave-Behind-by-Namita-Gokhale
Shivnetri_Kushwaha
Santosh Choubey
Fiction (Hindi).

जलतरंग

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Nitin Sathe
Non-Fiction (English)

Born to Fly

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Munawwar-Rana
Munawwar Rana
Non-Fiction (Hindi)

मीर आके लौट गया

One of the salient features of the Valley of Words is the  VoW Book Awards for the best writings published in India in the year 2016.

The VoW book Awards have been introduced to recognize the best of Indian literature, appreciate great writing, promote the enduring value of reading, and advance the careers of established and emerging writers.

Awards for the best books published in English /Hindi (both fiction and non-fiction) were given at a Special Awards Ceremony .

Nominations were accepted in the following categories:

  • Fiction (English)
  • Non-Fiction (English)
  • Fiction (Hindi)
  • Non-Fiction (Hindi)
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The four Awardees received a Commendation, a Memento, a cheque of Rupees One lakh and a Writers Residency at Villa Kalighat, Panchkula, and Haryana for two to three weeks.

The publishers were also acknowledged and given a Memento during the Special Awards Ceremony at the  Valley of Words: International Literature and Arts Festival Dehradun on November 19, 2017.

Selection Process

The selection of the books was based on the screening and recommendation of jury comprising of respectable authors/writers from across India.

Submissions

There has been an enthusiastic response from publishers in all categories . 

VOW 2018

The second edition of Valley of Words is scheduled for 23-25 November, 2018. We look forward in welcoming you for 3 days of joyous celebration.

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