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Indian writer Annie Zaidi: 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize

Indian writer Annie Zaidi: 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize

Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize.

Mumbai-based Zaidi, a freelance writer won for her entry ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus' - combining memoir and reportage to explore concepts of home and belonging rooted in her experience of contemporary life in India.

About prize

The Nine Dots Prize seeks to reward original thinking in response to contemporary societal issues. Each Prize cycle lasts two years, with a new question being announced every other October. The Prize is sponsored by the Kadas Prize Foundation (London).

The 100,000 US dollars award is a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world.

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