30 January - 3 February 2025 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Khalid Jawed

Khalid Jawed, one of the leading voices in Urdu fiction and winner of the 2022 JCB Prize for Literature, has published four critically-acclaimed novels, including Maut ki Kitab (2011) and the latest Arsalaan Aur Baezaad (2022). Dubbed as ‘Cartographer of Human Existence’, his story worlds are dominated by existential themes where the novelty of subject matter and storytelling work towards creating a new aesthetic idiom.

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