Anuradha Roy Wins $50,000 DSC Prize For Sleeping on Jupiter

anuradha-roy_650x400_71452969298Indian writer Anuradha Roy today won the prestigious $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for her novel ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’ at the Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka.

Ms Roy was awarded the prize and a unique trophy by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at a glittering ceremony this evening.
The six shortlisted authors in contention for this year’s prize were UK-based Indian-origin author Akhil Sharma for “Family Life”, KR Meera’s “Hangwoman” (Translated by   Devika), Mirza Waheed’s “The Book of Gold Leaves”, Neel Mukherjee’s “The Lives of Others” and “Raj Kamal Jha: She Will Build Him A City.”

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