South Asia Book Award Ceremony

The 2012 South Asia Book Award Ceremony

Saturday, October 13, 2012

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Studio (3rd floor) Overture Center, 201 State Street, Madison, WI

Please join the SABA Award committee and the South Asia National Outreach Consortium as they honor the 2012 Awards-winning authors Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw, author of Same, Same by Different (Henry Holt and Company, 2011)

Padma Venkatraman, author of Island’s End (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, division of Penguin Young Readers Group, 2011)

and Gloria Whelan, whose book Amazing Acts of Courage (Simon & Schuster, 2011) was a 2012 SABA Honor Book

The South  Asia Book Award, administered by the South Asia National Outreach Consortium, is given annually for up to two   outstanding works of literature, from early childhood to secondary reading levels, which accurately and skillfully          portrays South Asia or South Asians in the diasporas, that is the experience of individuals living in South Asia, or of          South Asians living in other parts of the world. This year four Honor Books and five Highly Commended Books were          recognized by the award committee for their contribution to this body of literature on the region.

Please RSVP by October 1, 2012 if you would like to attend the event. Email your name and affiliation to:

This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the South Asia National Outreach Consortium (SANOC).