24/02/2017

Sohini Basak wins Beverly Prize

UEA alumna Sohini Basak is the winner of the 2017 Beverly Prize, organized by Eyewear Publishing and open to outstanding works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry or criticism. Her debut collection of poetry We Live In The Newness Of Small Differences will be published by Eyewear next year. Sohini (pictured) graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2015. Originally from Barrackpore in India, her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous journals including 3:AM Magazine, Out of Print, Suburban Review, Missing Slate, Ambit, Lighthouse, Ofi Press, Helter Skelter, and Paris Lit Up. She was the runner-up in the RædLeaf India Poetry Prize in 2013, and was shortlisted for the Melita Hume and the Jane Martin poetry prizes in 2014. In 2015-2016 she was a fellow of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. Sohini is a social media manager for the translation journal Asymptote and lives in Delhi.

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