Coverage

25th October 2018

The JCB Prize for Literature is connecting global readers to Indian writing in translation

Benyamin interviewed by NB Magazine, UK.

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5th October 2018

The JCB Prize shortlist represents the rich landscape of India

Each of the five finalists presents a narrative of freedom.

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3rd October 2018

Know more about the shortlisted books and their authors

A celebration of the finest Indian writing of the year.

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3rd October 2018

A formidable shortlist

Why each of the five novels with a unique set of strenghts is a strong contender for the prize.

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3rd October 2018

The JCB Prize breaks new ground in Indian writing

With a debut author and two translations on the shortlist, the Prize is encouraging emerging voices in the Indian literary landscape.

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9th September 2018

The JCB Prize longlist speaks of contemporary themes and concerns

JCB Prize longlist: What we think about when we think about contemporary fiction from India.

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7th September 2018

What the jury thinks about the JCB Prize longlist

The inaugural JCB Prize for Literature has included two translations as part of its longlist of ten books—Poonachi or The Story of a Black Goat and Jasmine Days.

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5th September 2018

The pleasing diversity of novels in the JCB Prize longlist

JCB Prize for Literature: Two debut writers shine among literary giants.

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2nd September 2018

JCB Prize jury member Arshia Sattar on literature prizes

We have to seek the outlier, not the mainstream writer’: Arshia Sattar on judging literary prizes.

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1stJune 2018

What sets the JCB Prize apart from the existing Literary awards?

Rana Dasgupta tells us how the plush new award will move mountains for Indian literature.

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1stMay 2018

Why translation is critical?

We don’t know the debates in Tamil or Kannada or Bengali. That means none of us is reading Indian literature.

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15th April 2018

Why do we need an Indian literary prize?

The newly-constituted JCB Prize for Literature promises to bring out the best in the Indian literary landscape.

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15th April 2018

Two new Indian literary prizes promise different agendas

The prize imagines a world where Indian readers know what is going on in every language.

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3rd April 2018

The JCB Prize for Literature gives winning authors a chance to win Rs 25 lakhs

The inaugural JCB Prize for Literature is open for entries.

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15th March 2018

Can India’s richest prize, JCB Prize for Literature, save literary fiction?

The idea is not only to promote the prize but also to kickstart a conversation about reading and literature.

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6th March 2018

Rana Dasgupta on why the newest and richest literary award for Indian fiction will be a gamechanger.

The prize is a long-term commitment to energising the Indian literary scene.

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6th March 2018

India’s richest literature prize is open for entries

A literary award that breaks down language barriers and recognises the full cosmopolitan breadth of contemporary Indian literature.

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