SAARC Literary Award
SAARC Literary Award is an annual award conferred by the Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature (FOSWAL) since 2001 Shamshur Rahman, Mahasweta Devi, Jayanta Mahapatra, Abhi Subedi, Mark Tully, Sitakant Mahapatra, Uday Prakash, Suman Pokhrel and Abhay K are some of the recipients of this award. Nepali poet, lyricist and translator Suman Pokhrel is only writer to get this award twice.
The year wise list of the award recipients are as follows:
|2015||Nisar Ahmad Chaudhary||Pakistan|
|2013||Abdul Khaliq Rashid,||Afghanistan|
|2013||Daya Dissanayake||Sri Lanka|
|2012||Ayesha Zee Khan,||Pakistan|
|2011||Syed Akhtar Hussain Akhtar (posthumous)||Pakistan|
|2010||Tin Tin Win, Ju|
|2006||Maitreyi Pushpa||India|
|2006||Tissa Abeysekara||Sri Lanka|
|2002||Laxmi Chand Gupta||India|
|2001||Ganesh Narayandas Devy||India|
FOSWAL also confers "SAARC Young Writers Award" to the emerging poets and writers from South Asian countries. Khalida Froagh, Rubana Huq, Vivimarie Vanderpoorten, Nanda Tint Swe, Manu Manjil, Nayyara Rahman are some of its recipients.
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- Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature
- FOSWAL Advisory Committee
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