DPS Srinagar Student Muqadus Ishrat Receives Prestigious Emily Dickinson Award for Her Book “Zawal”

DPS Srinagar Student Muqadus Ishrat Receives Prestigious Emily Dickinson Award for Her Book “Zawal”


DPS Srinagar is delighted to announce the remarkable achievement of one of its outstanding students, Muqadus Ishrat, who has been awarded the prestigious Emily Dickinson Award for her exceptional book, “Zawal.” The award recognizes Muqadas’ exceptional talent and her significant contribution to the literary world.

“Zawal” is a captivating literary masterpiece that showcases Muqadus’ profound understanding of human emotions and her ability to beautifully articulate them through her writing. The book, comprising 21 poems, was published in August by Book Leaf Publishing after Muqadus penned down her verses during the months of June and July. Muqadus’ unique perspective has resonated with readers of all ages, making “Zawal” a truly remarkable literary achievement.

The Emily Dickinson Award is a highly esteemed recognition in the literary community, honoring young authors who demonstrate exceptional creativity, originality, and literary prowess. Named after the renowned American poet Emily Dickinson, the award aims to inspire and celebrate young writers who possess the potential to make a lasting impact in the world of literature.

Congratulating the 10th grade student, Principal Shafaq Afshan said, “Muqadus’ accomplishment is a testament to her talent, dedication, and hard work. Her ability to weave words together and create a profound emotional connection with her readers is truly commendable. This recognition not only highlights Muqadus’ individual success but also reflects the commitment of DPS Srinagar in nurturing young talents and providing them with a platform to excel in various fields.”

The Chairman, Vijay Dhar also congratulated her and said, “The entire DPS Srinagar family, including the faculty, staff, and fellow students, congratulates Muqadus on this remarkable achievement. Her dedication to the art of writing and her ability to express herself with such depth and clarity are truly inspiring. Muqadus’ success serves as a shining example for aspiring writers within the school and beyond, encouraging them to pursue their passions fearlessly.”