Irwin Allan Sealy
Irwin Allan Sealy is awarded the Padma Shri
Born1951 (age 70–71)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Pen nameAllan Sealy
OccupationWriter
NationalityIndian
Period1990-

Irwin Allan Sealy (born 1951) is an Indian writer. His novel The Everest Hotel: A Calendar was shortlisted for the 1998 Booker prize.[1]

Biography

Allan was born in Allahabad and he went to La Martiniere School in Lucknow and then on to St. Stephen's College, Delhi University.[2] He has worked in Canada, the USA, New Zealand and Australia.[citation needed]

His first novel The Trotter Nama was published in 1988 and tells the story of seven generations of an Anglo-Indian family.[3]

He now lives in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.[citation needed]

Awards

List of works

References

  1. ^ Puppets on a String Mithu Banerji in the Observer 23 March 2003 Guardian Unlimited accessed June 2007
  2. ^ St. Stephen's College, Delhi (1 August 2000). "Distinguished Alumni". St. Stephen's College, Delhi. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 24 June 2007.
  3. ^ "I. Allan Sealy -- English Writer: The South Asian Literary Recordings Project (Library of Congress New Delhi Office)". www.loc.gov. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  4. ^ Award for writing in English in 1991 Archived 13 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine accessed July 2007
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.