DSC prize for South Asian Literature

DSC prize for South Asian Literature News

DSC shortlist announced: Madhuri Vijay, Manoranjan Byapari feature on the list

These books have been chosen from the longlist which consisted 15 books. The prize is in its ninth year.

DSC Prize 2018 longlist announced: Arundhati Roy, Jeet Thayil among selected entries

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.

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Anuk Arudpragasam on civil war in Sri Lanka and the possibility of reconciliation

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

South Side Stories: Long list of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017

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. 

Four Indian authors in DSC prize longlist

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.

Rising from the Ashes

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.

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DSC prize for South Asian Literature Videos

'20 years later, it occurred to me that this would make a good novel': DSC Prize Winner Cyrus Mistry

Cyrus Mistry's Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature at the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival

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