Ardashir Vakil

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Ardashir Vakil is an author whose first novel, Beach Boy, won a Betty Trask Award in 1997 and was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award.[1] His second novel, One Day was shortlisted for the Encore Award.

Born in Bombay and educated at The Doon School,[2] and University of Cambridge[3] as of 1997 he lives in London with his wife and two children.[4] He teaches Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.[1]



  1. ^ a b Ganesan, Sharmilla (26 February 2010). "Having the write stuff". Malaysia Star. Archived from the original on 28 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Chandra, Aparna (19 April 2003). "Twenty four hours with Ardashir". Express India. Archived from the original on 6 May 2003. 
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  4. ^ Kalhra, Nonita (19 August 1997). "Face-off with Ardashir Vakil". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 28 February 2011.