The DSC Prize 2015 Archive

Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2015.

The Winner Announcement

Jhumpa Lahiri Wins The DSC Prize For South Asian Literature 2015

Jhumpa Lahiri Wins The DSC Prize For South Asian Literature 2015

Jaipur, January 22, 2015: Jhumpa Lahiri has been announced as the winner of the widely acclaimed DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 for her book The Lowland at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. The US $50,000 DSC Prize along with a unique trophy was awarded by the Chief Guest Vijay Seshadri, the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry. As Jhumpa Lahiri was unable to receive the award personally, it was collected on her behalf by her publisher.

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Longlist for The DSC Prize 2015

1. Half the Night is Gone by Amitabha Ba

The Scatter Here Is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer

1. Half the Night is Gone by Amitabha Ba

Helium by Jaspreet Singh

1. Half the Night is Gone by Amitabha Ba

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

1. Half the Night is Gone by Amitabha Ba

A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie

Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2015

The Scatter Here Is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer

The Scatter Here Is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie

A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie

Press Coverage

DSC Prize 2015 Jury Panel

John Freeman

John Freeman was born in Ohio in 1974. He is the author of two books, The Tyranny of Email and How to Read a Novelist, and the editor of...

Keki N. Daruwalla

Keki N. Daruwalla (Jury Chair) is a leading Indian writer with twelve poetry volumes and four short stories. His poems figure in reputed...

Maithree Wickramasinghe

Maithree Wickramasinghe (PhD) is Professor of English at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and Visiting Professor at the School of...

Michael Worton

Michael Worton is Vice-Provost (Academic and International) of University College London, and Fielden Professor of French Language and...

Razi Ahmed

Razi Ahmed is the founding director of the annual, not-for-profit Lahore Literary Festival (LLF), the first such public initiative in...