Kavita Jindal wins The Haruki Murakami short story competition

Poet and fiction writer Kavita Jindal has won this year’s ¬†Haruki Murakami short story competition. Organised by Foyles, and judged by Haruki Murakami’s publisher, Liz Foley of Harvill Secker. Haruki picked a line from his latest work, 1Q84 and writers were invited to write a short story of no more than 1500 words with the opening line “Carrying a single bag, the young man is travelling alone at his whim with no particular destination in mind.”

Kavita Jindal’s entry was picked as the winner. You can read it here.