DSC Prize in South Asian Literature Goes to Sri Lankan Author

At the award ceremony in Bangladesh this year, the DSC Prize this year goes to Anuk Arudpragasam for his debut novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage. The post DSC Prize in South Asian Literature Goes to Sri Lankan Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist

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Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

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'Shattering' novel wins $25k South Asian Literature Prize

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