DSC Prize 2012 Archive

Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2012.

The Winner Announcement

3. DSC Prize 2012 winner Shehan Karunati

Shehan Karunatilaka Wins DSC Prize 2012

Jaipur, January 21st 2012: The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2012 was awarded to Singapore based Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka for his book Chinaman (Random House, India), a novel that explores cricket as a metaphor to uncover a lost life and a lost history. Chinaman skilfully uses sport and the notion of fair play to look at Sri Lanka in a fresh and exciting way.

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Longlist for The DSC Prize 2012

The Last Kestrel by Jill McGivering

The Last Kestrel by Jill McGivering

Buddha's Orphans by Samrat Upadhyay

Buddha's Orphans by Samrat Upadhyay

The Quarantine Papers by Kalpish Ratna

The Quarantine Papers by Kalpish Ratna

Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi, translated by Polly McLean

Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi, translated by Polly McLean

Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2012

 Bharathipura by U R Ananthamurthy, translated by Susheela Punitha

Bharathipura by U R Ananthamurthy, translated by Susheela Punitha

A Street in Srinagar by Chandrakanta, translated by Manisha Chaudhry

A Street in Srinagar by Chandrakanta, translated by Manisha Chaudhry

 Monkey Man by Usha K R

Monkey Man by Usha K R

Press Coverage

DSC Prize 2012 Jury Panel

Alastair Niven

Alastair Niven

Alastair Niven, OBE is Principal of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, the home of a Foundation started in 1947 at the behest of HM The King in...

Faiza S Khan

Faiza S Khan

Faiza S Khan is a columnist, critic and sometime literary agent who splits her time between Bangalore and Karachi, writing on arts,...

Fakrul Alam

Fakrul Alam

Fakrul Alam is Professor of English at the University of Dhaka and currently a member of the Dhaka University Teacher’s Association and...

Ira Pande

Ira Pande

Ira Pande started her career as a University lecturer and taught for about 16 years in the Panjab University in Chandigarh. After a short...

Marie Brenner

Marie Brenner

Marie Brenner is the author of six books and writer at large for Vanity Fair.  She presented her most recent book, Apples and Oranges, My...