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24th October
2018

The first JCB Prize for Literature goes to Jasmine Days

Benyamin won India's richect literature prize for a searing novel about South Asian migrants to the Gulf. Translated from the Malayalam by Shahnaz Habib.

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3rd October
2018

The JCB Prize for Literature shortlist announced

The JCB Prize for Literature’s inaugural shortlist of five distinguished novels by Indian writers was announced today.

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3rd October
2018

The JCB Prize for Literature trophy unveiled

Designed by artist duo Thukral & Tagra, the trophy is titled 'Mirror Melting' to show how literature reflects and transforms the world around us.

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5th September 2018

The 2018 JCB Prize for Literature longlist displays the diversity of Indian writing today

The inaugural JCB Prize for Literature today announced the ten most distinguished novels of the year, as selected by the jury.

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6th March
2018

Groundbreaking JCB Prize for Literature opens for entries

The inaugural JCB Prize for Literature is open for entries. Publishers across India are invited to enter novels for the prize.

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