DSC Prize 2013 Archive

Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2013.

The Winner Announcement

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Jeet Thayil’s Narcopolis Wins The DSC Prize 2013

Jaipur, January 25, 2013:  Third time’s a charm and it was for India as Jeet Thayil became the first Indian author to win the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2013, now in its third edition. The US $50,000 DSC Prize along with a unique trophy was given away by celebrated actor Sharmila Tagore at a ceremony attended by renowned literary figures and authors during the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival. Jeet Thayil won this prestigious prize for his debut novel Narcopolis (Faber & Faber London), a prime example of the fresh voices that the region is beginning to inspire and which the DSC Prize is helping bring to the fore.

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Longlist for The DSC Prize 2013

The Wandering Falcon by Jamil Ahmad

The Wandering Falcon by Jamil Ahmad

Leela's Book by Alice Albinia

Leela's Book by Alice Albinia

The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

The Sly Company of People Who Care by Rahul Bhattacharya

The Sly Company of People Who Care by Rahul Bhattacharya

Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2013

The Wandering Falcon by Jamil Ahmad

The Wandering Falcon by Jamil Ahmad

The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh

River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh

Press Coverage

DSC Prize 2013 Jury Panel

Eleanor O’Keeffe

Eleanor O’Keeffe

Eleanor O’Keeffe is the founder-director of 5×15, a cultural events company based in London that operates in New York, Paris, Milan and...

K. Satchidanandan

K. Satchidanandan

K. Satchidanandan, a pioneering modern Indian poet, critic, editor, translator, academic and literary organizer, was the chief executive...

Muneeza Shamsie

Muneeza Shamsie

Muneeza Shamsie is a Pakistani writer and critic and the author of a literary history, Hybrid Tapestries: the Development of Pakistani...

Rick Simonson

Rick Simonson

Rick Simonson has worked at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Company, one of the US’s leading independent bookstores, since 1976. He is senior...

Suvani Singh

Suvani Singh

Suvani Singh is the Festival Director of Kathmandu Literary Jatra, an international literature festival in Nepal. She runs a bookshop,...