Dubai-based author Avni Doshi’s book “Burnt Sugar” has been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021, which was announced on Wednesday.
And also has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize in September.
Doshi is among 16 other authors competing for the prize, including award-winning British writer Susanna Clarke, British novelist Claire Fuller, Irish author Kathleen MacMahon and Scottish writer Ali Smith.  
The judging panel will now whittle these 16 books down to a shortlist of just six novels, to be announced on April 28. The 25th winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be named on July 7.