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Shortlist Announced for DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Romesh Gunesekra is one of five writers shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature - peoplewhowrite

Romesh Gunesekra

Last Thursday, November 27, 2014, the five member jury of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature announced the shortlisted titles in contention for its $50,000 prize. After initially culling 75 entries to a longlist of 10, the jurors selected these five books for the shortlist: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, The Scatter Here is Too Great by Bilal Tanweer, A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie, and Noontide Toll by Romesh Gunesekera.

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