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Jerry Pinto

Jerry Pinto is a writer and translator based in Mumbai. He is the author of the novel Em and the Big Hoom (winner of the Hindu Literary Prize and the Crossword Book Award for Fiction) and the non-fiction book Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb (winner of the National Award for the Best Book on Cinema). His other works include a book of poems, Asylum, and Cobalt Blue, the English translation of Sachin Kundalkar's Marathi novel of the same title, which was shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award for Indian Language Translation.

He also recently won the Yale University's prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize of $150,000 for his literary achievements.

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