- Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize. She won the award for her book ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus’.
- The Nine Dots Prize is a prize for creative thinking that tackles contemporary societal issues.The aim of the Prize is to promote, encourage and engage innovative thinking to address problems facing the modern world.
- The Nine Dots Prize is judged anonymously and funded by the Kadas Prize Foundation,a UK-registered charity established to fund research into significant but neglected questions relevant to today’s world.
- The Prize-name references a lateral thinking puzzle that can only be solved by drawing outside of a box of nine dots arranged in three rows of three.
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