Some articles on asian literary prize, literary, asian:
... The Man Asian Literary Prize, founded in 2007, is an annual literary award given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, and published in the previous calendar ... or residents of one of the following 34 (out of 50) Asian countries Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan ... The Man Asian Literary Prize awards USD 30,000 to the author and an additional USD 5,000 to the translator (if any) ...
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