Roy wins DSC prize for South Asian Literature

Anuradha Roy has been awarded the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her "stark and unflinching novel", Sleeping on Jupiter (MacLehose Press). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bagchi wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Amitabha Bagchi has won the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature with his novel Half the Night is Gone (Juggernaut). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lahiri wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Jhumpa Lahiri has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 for The Lowland, published in the UK by Bloomsbury. Lahiri was named the winner of the $50,000 prize at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival taking place in India this week. The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is open to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mistry wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014 has been given to Cyrus Mistry for his novel... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thayil wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Indian writer Jeet Thayil has won the third DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, worth $50,000,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

​Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, as the award returns for its ninth year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist

The 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature's 15-title longlist includes seven debut novelists and was chosed from 90 submissions this year. The post DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-27 11:30:31 UTC ]
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Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Shattering' novel wins $25k South Asian Literature Prize

Anuk Arudpragasam has won the prestigious ​DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017 for his novel, ​The Story of a Brief Marriage, published by Granta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Hosseini, Lahiri and Shamsie on longlist for DSC South Asian literature Prize

Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri and Kamila Shamsie are among the 10 authors longlisted for the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sharma, Mukherjee and Salgado on DSC South Asian Literature longlist

Leeds indie Peepal Tree Press is on the newly announced longlist for the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French Author Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Electric Literature Wins The Whiting Literary Magazine Prize

We are thrilled to announce that Electric Literature has won the prestigious Whiting Literary Magazine Prize! This highly competitive award recognizes excellence in digital and print magazines, and supports winners with an outright grant in the first year, followed by two years of a matching... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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South African Damon Galgut Wins 2021 Booker Prize

South African novelist Damon Galgut was awarded the 2021 Booker Prize for his novel 'The Promise,' published by Europa Editions. The novel follows the lives of three white siblings brought together by a series of funerals that follow the trajectory of the history of post-apartheid South Africa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

His novels and short stories are populated with refugees from war, colonialism and historical injustice Continue reading at The Economist

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Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The U.K.-based English-language Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” He is the fifth... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition

The third staging of the Desiblitz Literature Festival in Birmingham will feature both published authors and workshop programming. The post England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to American poet Louise Glück for her “unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” Continue reading at The Bookseller

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