Sydney, Oct 1: Canada’s Alice Munro has won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature.
Munro was awarded the prize for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
The jury honoured Munro as a “master of the contemporary short story”.
Munro, who is the first Canadian to win the prestigious honour, has become the 13th woman to win the Nobel literature prize since it was first awarded in 1901.
She will receive her award at a formal ceremony in Stockholm on December 10. (ANI)