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Avni Doshi

Avni Doshi

Avni Doshi Biography

Avni Doshi was born in New Jersey. She received her BA in art history from Barnard College and her MA in history of art at University College, London. While working as an art writer and curator in India, Doshi began writing fiction. She has been awarded the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize and a Charles Pick Fellowship. Her debut novel, Burnt Sugar, was shortlisted for the prestigious TATA Literature Award upon its publication in India and has now been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Avni Doshi currently lives in Dubai with her family.

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