Winners of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is a literary award given to the writer of any ethnicity or nationality whose theme of writing is revolving around culture, politics, history, or people about South Asia. Here, we are giving the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature winner list 2016 from latest awardees to the first award winner.
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The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is a literary award given to the writer of any ethnicity or nationality whose theme of writing is revolving around culture, politics, history, or people about South Asia. The award is sponsored by DSC Limited (Indian infrastructure and Construction Company) which also sponsored the Jaipur Literature Festival. Anuradha Roy has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her novel, Sleeping on Jupiter, which deals with the subject of violence against women. Here, we are giving the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature winner list 2016 from latest awardees to the first award winner.

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Winner List of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016

Year

Winning author

Winning work (Publisher)

2016

Anuradha Roy

Sleeping on Jupiter (Hachette, India)

2015

Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland (Vintage Books/Random House, India)

2014

Cyrus Mistry

Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer (Aleph Book Company, India)

2013

Jeet Thayil

Narcopolis (Faber and Faber, London)

2012

Shehan Karunatilaka

Chinaman (Random House, India)

2011

H. M. Naqvi

Home Boy (HarperCollins India)

The prize brings South Asian writing to a new global audience through a celebration of the achievements of South Asian writers, and aims to raise awareness of South Asian culture around the world. It was instituted in 2010 by its founder, Surina Narula and H. M. Naqvi was the first awardees for his work Home Boy. In the above list reader will find the chronology of awardees from the latest award winner to the first award winner along with their published work and their publisher.

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