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Commonwealth Writers Announces Regional Winners for 2014 Short Story Prize – promoting strongest new stories from across the Commonwealth
Commonwealth Writers will host a panel discussion on the short story form at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2014 (8-13 January 2014). The panel is made up of Romesh Gunesekera (Chair), Urvashi Butalia, Rana Dasgupta and Palash Krishna Mehrotra. These writers delight and provoke with their craftsmanship, moving through many worlds in the briefest length of words. They will look at […]
The Commonwealth Foundation offers its condolences to the people and Government of South Africa at the passing of Nelson Mandela. In his death as much as during his life he has united us as an enduring symbol of justice, dignity and magnanimity. At this time we are reminded of his words: “The Commonwealth makes the […]
Sir Paul Godwin Scoon, GCMG, GCVO, OBE, former Deputy Director of the Commonwealth Foundation has died aged 78. ‘As former Commonwealth Governor-General, Sir Paul faced more challenging times than many of his contemporaries,’ said Vijay Krishnarayn, Director of the Commonwealth Foundation. ‘He was rightfully dubbed ‘Grenada’s saviour’ at a crucial time in the country’s history’. […]