Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Writer

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is a doctor and Sahitya award-winning writer based in Jharkhand. His published books include The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, The Adivasi Will Not Dance, My Father’s Garden and Jwala Kumar and the Gift of Fire: Adventures in Champakbagh. He won the 2015 Yuva Puraskar for his debut novel, was shortlisted for the 2014 Hindu Literary Prize and the 2014 Crossword Book Award, longlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award, and jointly won the 2015 Muse India Young Writer Award.

In Comixense: The Adivasi Will Not Dance (Vol 1 Issue 2 | July-September 2021)