December 22, 2019 8:42 am
Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, on how great art bonds communities, why narratives can be constraining and the role of the middle class in a democracy.
December 17, 2019 3:13 pm
In this inspiring video, DSC Prize 2019 award winner author Amitabha Bagchi spoke on the importance of turning to other writers and their works.
December 17, 2019 12:36 am
Amitabha Bagchi wins the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his book, Half The Night Is Gone
December 16, 2019 8:36 pm
The prestigious DSC Prize is worth US $25,000. Bagchi won it for his novel 'Half the Night is Gone'.
November 07, 2019 12:57 pm
These books have been chosen from the longlist which consisted 15 books. The prize is in its ninth year.
October 11, 2018 1:52 pm
The list, that was announced by historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee and Surina Narula, founder of the prize, consists of four translated works from Assamese, Hindi, Kannada and Tamil literature and two debut novels.
November 29, 2017 10:47 am
Anuk Arudpragasam, winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and more recently, the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, talks about civil war in Sri Lanka and the possibility of reconciliation
August 11, 2017 10:24 am
Past winners of the DSC Prize include HM Naqvi of Pakistan, Shehan Karunatilaka of Sri Lanka, Jeet Thayil and Cyrus Mistry from India. Jhumpa Lahiri won it in 2015 for The Lowland. Last year, the winner of the prize was Anuradha Roy for her book Sleeping on Jupiter.
October 21, 2014 10:49 am
The 10 authors have been longlisted from 75 entries received from publishers across the world by a five-member jury chaired by noted poet and writer Keki N Daruwalla.
January 27, 2014 3:00 pm
Cyrus Mistry, winner of the 2014 DSC prize for South Asian Literature, is one of the most interesting but least celebrated Indians writing in English.
April 17, 2014 4:05 pm
Cyrus Mistry's Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature at the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival