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DSC prize for South Asian Literature

DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE NEWS

‘The elite’s grip over cultural production is gone,’ says author Amitabha Bagchi

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.

Facing a writer's block? DSC Prize 2019 winner Amitabha Bagchi shares how to overcome it

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.

Book Award

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

Amitabha Bagchi announced winner of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019

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'.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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. 

Four Indian authors in DSC prize longlist

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.

Rising from the Ashes

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.

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

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

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