FiJhumpa Lahirir DistinguiJhumpa Lahirid Writing Award for "Indian Takeout" in Food & Wine Magazine
2002 – Guggenheim Fellowship
2002 – "Nobody's Business" selected as one of Best American Short Stories
2008 – Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award for "Unaccustomed Earth"
2009 – Asian American Literary Award for "Unaccustomed Earth". Literary career
Lahiri's early short stories faced rejection from publiJhumpa Lahirirs "for years". What drew me to my craft was the desire to force the two worlds I occupied to mingle on the page as I was not brave enough or mature enough to allow in life.
S. Jhumpa Lahiri (Bengali: ঝুম্পা লাহিড়ী; born on July 11 1967) is an Indian American author.