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|Birth:||11th July, 1967|
Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri was born in London, England. She is an English-born American novelist, short story writer and professor. She earned a BA degree in English Literature from Barnard College in 1989. She earned three master’s degrees an MA in English, an MFA in Creative Writing, an MA in Comparative Literature, and a PhD in Renaissance Studies from Boston University. She is currently a professor of creative writing at Princeton University. She has written several novels include: The Namesake, and The Lowland (Nominations: Booker Prize, National Book Award for Fiction. Won- DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014). She has written several short stories include: Interpreter of Maladies (Won- Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2000, O. Henry Award for short story 1999, and PEN/Hemingway Award for best Fiction 1999), Unaccustomed Earth (Won- Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award 2008, Asian American Literary Award 2009), and One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories (with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie). She awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama on September 10, 2015.
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