DSC Prize 2018 Archive
Scroll through to see the announcements, press coverage, the shortlisted and longlisted books and the jury panel for The DSC Prize 2018.
The Winner Announcement
Jayant Kaikini Along With Translator Tejaswini Niranjana Wins The DSC Prize 2018
25th January 2018; Kolkata, India: ‘No Presents Please’ originally written in Kannada by noted author Jayant Kaikini and translated into English by eminent translator Tejaswini Niranjana has been announced as the winner of the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in Kolkata, India. The DSC Prize has always encouraged writing in regional languages and translations, and this is the first time that a translated work has won the prize. This magnificent book gives us a protagonist that is vivid yet full of contradictions, spirited yet lonely, embattled yet big-hearted – the city of Mumbai.
Longlist for The DSC Prize 2018
All the Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
The Saga of Satisar by Chandrakanta translated by Ranjana Kaul
Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan
Shortlist for The DSC Prize 2018
No Presents Please by Jayant Kaikini translated by Tejaswini Niranjana
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Miss Laila Armed and Dangerous by Manu Joseph