DSC Prize 2011 Archive

Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2011.

The Winner Announcement

HM Naqvi, DSC Prize 2011 winner receives

HM Naqvi wins 2011 DSC Prize

Jaipur, January 22nd 2011: The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature announced its first ever winner HM Naqvi for his book Home Boy (Harper Collins India). Naqvi was announced the winner at a memorable ceremony at Jaipur’s Diggi Palace, attended by eminent literary figures, renowned authors, members of the media fraternity and a diverse literary audience. The event took place at the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the biggest literature festivals in the world. The US $50,000 DSC Prize along with a unique trophy was awarded to HM Naqvi by Mr. H S Narula – Chairman of DSC Limited – a well known patron of literature.

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Longlist for The DSC Prize 2011

Way to Go by Upamanyu Chatterjee

Way to Go by Upamanyu Chatterjee

 The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri

The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri

Arzee the Dwarf by Chandrahas Choudhury

Arzee the Dwarf by Chandrahas Choudhury

 The Story of a Widow by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

The Story of a Widow by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2011

The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri

The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri

The Story of a Widow by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

The Story of a Widow by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Atlas of Unknowns by Tania James

Atlas of Unknowns by Tania James

Press Coverage

DSC Prize 2011 Jury Panel

Nilanjana S Roy

Nilanjana S Roy is an Indian literary critic and columnist and has worked extensively in publishing and the media. Her most recent stint...

Moni Mohsin

Moni Mohsin (born 1963) is a Pakistani writer, who grew up in Lahore. A graduate of Cambridge University, where she studied anthropology,...

Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans, Baron Evans of Temple Guiting CBE (born 1941) is a British Labour Party politician. A bookseller who rose to become...

Ian Jack

Ian Jack edited Granta magazine between 1995 and 2007 and previously The Independent on Sunday, a newspaper he helped to found. He has...

Amitava Kumar

Amitava Kumar (born 1963) is a novelist, poet, journalist, and Professor of English at Vassar College. His latest book is a writer’s...