Mridula Garg

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Mridula Garg
Mridula Garg.jpg
Born (1938-10-25) 25 October 1938 (age 82)
Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
LanguageHindi, English
NationalityIndian
GenresShort Story, Novel
Notable works
  • Miljul Man (2013)
Notable awardsSahitya Akademi Award (2013)

Mridula Garg (born 25 October 1938) is an Indian writer who writes in Hindi and English.[1][2] She is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award.

Biography[edit]

Mridula Garg published 27 books in Hindi – novels, short story collections, plays and essays – and three in English. She took her Masters in Economics in 1960 and taught economics at Delhi University for three years. She was a columnist for Ravivar magazine and India Today. She was also a research associate at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of California-Berkeley in April 1990.[citation needed]

Bibliography[edit]

Hindi[edit]

  • Uske Hisse Ki Dhoop (Novel, 1975)
  • Vanshaj (Novel, 1976)
  • Chittacobra (Novel, 1979)
  • Anitya (Novel, 1980)
  • Main Aur Main (Novel, 1984)
  • Kath Gulab (Novel, 1996)
  • Miljul Mann (novel 2010)
  • Vasu ka Kutum (Long story 2016)
  • Kitni Qaiden (Short Stories, 1975)
  • Tukra-Tukra Aadmi (Short Stories, 1976)
  • Daffodil Jal Rahein Hain (Short Stories, 1978)
  • Glacier Se (Short Stories, 1980)
  • Urf Sam (Short Stories, 1986)
  • Shahar Ke Naam (Short Stories, 1990)
  • Charchit Kahanaian (Short Stories, 1993)
  • Samagam (Short Stories, 1996)
  • Mere Desh Ki Mitti, Aha (Short Stories, 2001)
  • Sangati-Visangti (in 2 Vol.) (Short Stories, 2004)
  • Joote ka Jodh Gobhi ka Todh (Short Stories, 2006)
  • Ek Aur Ajnabi (Play, 1978)
  • Jadoo Ka Kaleen (Play, 1993)
  • Teen Qaiden (Plays, 1995)
  • Saam Daam Dand Bhed (Play for children, 2003)
  • Rang-Dhang (Essays, 1995)
  • Chukte Nahin Sawaal (Essays, 1999)
  • Kuchh Atke Kuchh Bhatke (Yatra Samsaran, Essays, 1996)
  • Kar Lenge Sab Hazam (Satirical Essays)
  • Miljul Mann (Novel, 2009)
  • Kriti Aur Kritikar(essays, 2013)
  • Mere Sang ki Aurten (short story, 2013)
  • Kriti Men Stree patr (critical essays, 2010)

English[edit]

  • Chittacobra (Novel, translated from Hindi, Chittacobra, 1999)
  • A Touch of Sun (Novel, translated from Hindi, Uske Hisse Ki Dhoop, 1978)
  • Country of Goodbyes (Novel, translated from Hindi, Kathgulab, 2003)
  • Daffodils on Fire (Short Stories, 1990)
  • Anitya Halfway to Nowhere (novel, translated from Hindi, Anitya 2010)
  • The Last Email (novel originally in English, 2017)

Translations[edit]

  • Anitya translated into Marathi from Anitya(Hindi) 2014
  • Kathgulab translated into Marathi (2008) and Malayalam (2010)[3]
  • Main Aur Main translated into Marathi (2016) from Hindi.
  • Miljul Mann translated into Urdu (2016), Punjabi (2017), Tamil (2018), Telugu (2018) and Rajasthani (2018) from Hindi language.

Awards[edit]

  • Sahityakar Sanman, by the Hindi Academy, Delhi, (1988)
  • Sahitya Bhushan, by the U.P. Hindi Sansthan (1999)
  • Hellman-Hammet Grant for Courageous Writing by the Human Rights Watch, New York (2001)
  • Honored for lifetime contribution to literature in the Vishwa Hindi Sammelan in Suriname in 2003.
  • Vyas Sanman, for an outstanding work of fiction in Hindi for Kathgulab (2004)
  • Uske Hisse ki Dhoop (novel) and Jadoo Ka Kaleen (Play) awarded by the M.P. Sahitya Parishad in 1975 and 1993 respectively.
  • Miljul Mann (novel) awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2013[4]
  • Ram Manohar Lohia Samman from U.P Hindi Sansthan (2016)
  • D. Litt. "Honoris Causa" from ITM University, Gwalior (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AGNI Online: Author Mridula Garg". Archived from the original on 8 July 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  2. ^ Oxford University Press: Anitya: Mridula Garg
  3. ^ "For Continuing Debate". www.phalanx.in. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Poets dominate Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013" Archived 19 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine. Sahitya Akademi. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.

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