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DSC Prize 2018 Longlist Announcement

Longlist announced for US $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018

16 novels including four translated works in contention for the coveted prize.

Published on 11th October 2018

Oxford Bookstore Kolkata celebrates author Sarat Chandra Chatterjee

On the occasion of his birth anniversary Appejay Bangla Sahitya Utsav organises Sarat Adhyay, a literary discussion

Published on 14th September 2018
Inaugural 2018 JCB Prize for Literature longlist displays diversity of Indian writing

Inaugural 2018 JCB Prize for Literature longlist displays diversity of Indian writing

After months of reading and evaluation, the jury presented a longlist which displays the great diversity of contemporary literature by Indian writers.

Published on 10th September 2018
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The third edition of the Ooty Literary Festival brings together writing from across all genres

From history and environmental writing to poetry, the Ooty Lit Fest hopes to harness the power of the written word

Published on 7th September 2018
DSC Prize 2017 winner Anuk Arudpragasam

2018 DSC Prize entries find strong presence of South Asian women writers, debut novelists

A majority of women writers and 30 per cent first-time novelists are the highlights of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 entries.

Published on 5th September 2018
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Bengaluru Poetry Festival's third edition puts Indian languages in the spotlight

Here’s a look at what to expect at the third edition of Bengaluru Poetry Festival and emerging trends in regional Indian poetry

Published on 3rd August 2018

Bengali announced as the language for Harvill Secker Young Translator's Prize 2018

The chosen language for the 2018 prize is Bengali, and entrants will translate the short story ‘Half-Timer Pawre’ by Shamik Ghosh, from his collection Elvis O Amolasundari.

Published on 16th July 2018
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Theatre this weekend addresses communism, partition and loneliness in big cities

Catch Ratna Pathak Shah's A Walk in the Woods, Ideas Unlimited's Karl Marx in Kalbadevi, Goethe-Institut’s Peer Pleasures and more

Published on 29th June 2018

ZEE JLF at The British Library returns to London with its outstanding literary dialogue

2018 marks the fifth year of the Festival’s presence in London, an event that extends from its roots in Jaipur.

Published on 1st May 2018

Groundbreaking JCB Prize for Literature opens for entries

India’s richest literary prize to celebrate and showcase Indian authors, break down language barriers

Published on 20th March 2018
Chudamani

Journey into the lives of Chudamani’s seven female protagonists through this stage adaptation by Madras Players

The piece showcases multiple facets of its female protagonists who as portrayed by the writer herself were self-aware and ahead of their times

Published on 16th March 2018
Bibek Debroy

Funny bone: Bibek Debroy's book of limericks gets a fine touch by illustrator Sayan Mukherjee

Illustrator Sayan Mukherjee lends a few fine lines to Bibek Debroy’s hilarious verses.

Published on 5th March 2018
Ranjit Hoskote

Ranjit Hoskote offers an “extended hymn to the waters” with  Jonahwhale

Ranjit Hoskote is out with his new collection titled Jonahwhale, a work which he describes as an “extended hymn to the waters” that sustain us.

Published on 16th February 2018
Eric Akoto

JLF 2018: Eric Akoto on discovering new writing through Litro World Series editions

A chat with Eric Akoto at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.

Published on 1st February 2018
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Low self-esteem prevails amongst Indian girls: Talking about beauty at JLF 2018

An ongoing survey engaged key opinion formers at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 as a part of their effort to promote awareness on bo

Published on 28th January 2018

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