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Madhuri Vijay

Madhuri Vijay in for rare double, makes $25,000 DSC lit prize shortlist

Vijay, whose novel The Far Field is set against a complex personal story in the backdrop of the conflict in Kashmir in the 1990s

Published on 7th November 2019
Atika Chohan. Pic: Suleiman Merchant

Meet Atika Chohan, the co-writer of Deepika Padukone-starrer Chhapaak

The co-writer of Chhapaak on working with Meghna Gulzar, and writing stories on social subjects

Published on 17th May 2019
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
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
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
Jaipur Lit Fest

‘Kumbh of literature’ Jaipur Lit Fest returns to Diggi Palace

Set to take place 25-29 January, the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’ returns to Jaipur’s historic Diggi Palace Hotel in 2018 for its 11th edition.

Published on 16th January 2018
Ramu Ramanathan

Ramu Ramanathan on reinventing the tradition of lok shahiri 

An interaction with the poet Ramu Ramanathan, leading up to the festival Poetry with Prakriti 2017.

Published on 2nd December 2017
New Indian books

New Indian writing: Sachin, the Green Movement and more

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize - the two most coveted literary honours - having been awarded earlier in October, the literary season has indeed set in.

Published on 29th October 2017
Ritu Menon

Five authors​ ​in​ ​contention​ ​for​ ​the​ ​coveted​ ​DSC prize

The DSC prize for South Asian Literature 2017 announces shortlist at the London School of Economics Literary event.

Published on 9th October 2017

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