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Last Updated – 11 July 2019 ***** Jhumpa Lahiri: Indian American Author Jhumpa Lahiri Vourvoulias was born as Nilanjana Sudeshna on July1,1967 in London, and brought up in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Jhumpa won the Pulitzer Prize in the year 2000 for Debut Fiction for her book Interpreter of Maladies, the first Asian to do so. An Indian American author of Bengali origin, she did her Bachelors in English literature from Barnard College in 1989, following it up [...]