Nazir Mansuri

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Nazir Mansuri
Born 01/06/1965
Madhvad port near Diu Island, India
Occupation Writer
Nationality India
Genre Short stories, novel

Nazir Mansuri is a Gujarati language novelist and short story writer.


Nazir Mansuri was born in 1965. He received Katha Award for creative fiction in 1997 for his short story “Bhuthar”.[1] In 1999, he received Sanskruti Pratishthan Award.[2] His story “Bhuthar” was selected for The Best of the Nineties’ Fiction brought out by Katha Foundation, Delhi.

He works as a lecturer in a college at Navsari, Gujarat. Many of his stories have been translated into English by Sachin Ketkar and Hemang Desai. The translations of his stories have appeared in Indian Literature and New Quest.[3]


Short Story Collections

  • Dhal Kachbo, (Published by RR Sheth Ahmedabad, 2002)


Online fiction[edit]


  1. ^ Katha Prize Blog
  2. ^ Sanskriti Award Winners List
  3. ^ *Muse India Profile