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Saturday, October 30, 2010

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature (2011)

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature celebrates the rich and varied literature from, and connected to, the subcontinent. The prize will award US$ 50,000 to the winner starting from 2011. The award will recognize writers of any ethnicity writing about South Asia and its diasporas. The books competing for the prize must be an original work of fiction published during 1st April 2009 and 31st March 2010, written in English or translated into English.

The Longlist for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature comprises:

Upamanyu Chatterjee: Way To Go (Penguin),
Amit Chaudhuri: The Immortals --shortlist
Chandrahas Choudhury: Arzee the Dwarf (HarperCollins),
Musharraf Ali Farooqi: The Story of a Widow  --shortlist
Ru Freeman: A Disobedient Girl (Penguin/ Viking),
Anjum Hassan: Neti Neti (IndiaInk/ Roli Books),
Tania James: Atlas of Unknowns  --shortlist
Manju Kapur: The Immigrant  --shortlist
Daniyal Mueenuddin: In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (Bloomsbury),
Neel Mukherjee: A Life Apart  --shortlist
HM Naqvi: Home Boy  --shortlist
Salma: The Hour Past Midnight (Zubaan, translated by Lakshmi Holmstrom),
Sankar: The Middleman (Penguin, translated by Arunava Sinha),
Ali Sethi: The Wish Maker (Penguin),
Jaspreet Singh: Chef (Bloomsbury),
Aatish Taseer: The Temple Goers

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