DSC Prize 2014 Archive

Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2014.

The Winner Announcement

3_edited.png

CHRONICLE OF A CORPSE BEARER’ EMERGES AS THE WINNER FOR THE US $50,000 DSC PRIZE

Jaipur, January 18, 2014: The widely acclaimed DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014 announced Cyrus Mistry as the winner this year for his book ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’ at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. The US $50,000 DSC Prize along with a unique trophy was awarded to Cyrus who is the second Indian to win this award. His winning book mirrors the painful saga of love within the small Parsi community of corpse bearers.

2014 DSC prize winner1.jpg

Longlist for The DSC Prize 2014

The Book of Destruction by Anand, translated by Chetana Sachidanandan

The Book of Destruction by Anand, translated by Chetana Sachidanandan

Goat Days by Benyamin, translated by Joseph Koyippalli

Goat Days by Benyamin, translated by Joseph Koyippalli

Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer by Cyrus Mistry

Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer by Cyrus Mistry

The Watch by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

The Watch by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2014

Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera

Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera

The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam

The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid

Press Coverage

DSC Prize 2014 Jury Panel

Ameena Saiyid

Ameena Saiyid

Ameena Saiyid, is the current Managing Director of Oxford University Press in Pakistan. As its head since 1988, she was the first woman...

Antara Dev Sen

Antara Dev Sen

Antara Dev Sen (Jury Chair) is founder editor of The Little Magazine, the independent journal of ideas and letters, the first Indian...

Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar is a translator, writer and teacher. Her translations from Sanskrit of ‘Tales from the Kathasaritsagara‘ (1993) and...

Paul Yamazaki

Paul Yamazaki

Paul Yamazaki has been a bookseller since 1970. He has been the principal buyer at City Lights Booksellers for more than thirty years....

Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott is a journalist and editor. She founded the feminist magazine Spare Rib and has edited Esquire, The Independent on Sunday,...