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  • Words that run deep

    Words that run deep

    Anuk Arudpragasam is this year’s winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage. The US $25,000 DSC Prize was awarded to him along with a trophy by Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Minister of Finance of Bangladesh at the Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium at …

    December 2, 2017
  • ‘DSC prize was getting lost in Jaipur Literature Festival’

    ‘DSC prize was getting lost in Jaipur Literature Festival’

    An international literary prize awarded annually to writers of any ethnicity or nationality writing about South Asian themes, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature has grown into one of the most coveted literary awards since its inception in 2011. But when the prize moved out of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) in 2015, many …

    October 25, 2017
  • Of stories and awards

    Of stories and awards

    The eagerly awaited names of shortlisted authors were announced at the renowned London School of Economics & Political Science for the US $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. Ritu Menon, along with the other four jury members – Senath Walter Perera, Steven Bernstein, Valentine Cunningham and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown had earlier announced a longlist …

    October 8, 2017