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Siddhartha Gigoo


Siddhartha Gigoo’s books include two collections of poetry, Fall and Other Poems and Reflections, two books of fiction, The Garden of Solitude and A Fistful of Earth and Other Stories (longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 2015), and a book of memoirs, A Long Dream of Home (The Persecution, Exodus and Exile of Kashmiri Pandits), which he co-edited for Bloomsbury. His short story "The Umbrella Man" won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 for Asia. Siddhartha has also written and directed two short films, The Last Day and Goodbye, Mayfly, which were selected for various international film festivals.


memory; history; displacement; travel

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