The 2015 South Asia Book Award Celebrations


October 23-24, 2015
Madison Concourse Hotel


Friday, October 23, 2015
7:00 - 8:30 pm   2015 South Asia Book Award Presentations

Join us as we honor the achievements of awards authors:

Tanuja Desai Hidier and Paula Yoo

and honor authors:

Vivek Shraya and Padma Venkatraman

The awards will be delivered at the 44th Annual Conference on South Asia's All-Conference dinner. A dinner ticket is required, please e-mail: by Monday, October 19, 2015!

Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club
Capitol Ballroom, 2nd floor
1 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53703

Saturday, October 24, 2015
9:30 - 11:00 am     SABA Author Round-table Discussion

Join the 2015 South Asia Book Award and Honor authors, Tanuja Desai Hidier, Paula Yoo, Padma Venkatraman and Vivek Shraya for a roundtable discussion. Moderated by Kevin King, the authors will share insights on their journey through the process of crafting their stories, and share how they are not only telling a story pertaining to South Asia but also a human story that will inspire and enchant. Share in the conversation about the importance of exposing children, youth through modern South Asian literature for accessible inlibraries and in the classroom. Authors will autograph books in the exhibit hall after the session.

Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club
Assembly Room, 1st floor

1 W Dayton St., Madison, WI 53703

This event is free and open to the public!

For more information visit: or call (608) 262-9224.