Dr Peggy Mohan wins 'Mathrubhumi Book of the Year' award
Author Dr Peggy Mohan has won the 'Mathrubhumi Book of the Year' award during the 4th edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2023).
An overview of the news:
He has been given this award for his book 'Wanderers, Kings and Merchants', which portrays the development of language as a result of migration.
In this award, he was given a statuette and two lakh rupees as a cash prize.
The award was presented to Dr Peggy Mohan by Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah at the closing ceremony of MBIFL 2023.
Dr Peggy Mohan:
She is a Trinidadian-born writer and a linguist.
He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Michigan, USA.
He worked as Professor of Language Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia University, New Delhi.
Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL):
Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters was started in the year 2018.
MBIFL 2023 was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
This was the 4th edition of MBIFL with the theme "Shadows of History, Light of the Future ''.
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