Press Releases

25th January 2020

The JCB Literature Foundation announces an initiative for the visually impaired at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

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16th January 2020

The JCB Prize for Literature at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

The JCB Prize for Literature presents its 2019 shortlisted authors and jury members in a series of discussions alongside a special session on accessibility of literary fiction, at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2020.

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28th November 2019

Mita Kapur appointed as the next Literary Director of the JCB Prize for Literature

The JCB Literature Foundation announced today that, after a careful selection process, they have appointed Mita Kapur as the next Literary Director of the JCB Prize for Literature.

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02nd November 2019

The Far Field​ by Madhuri Vijay wins the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature

The Far Field ​by Madhuri Vijay was announced the winner of the Rs 25-lakh JCB Prize for Literature.

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04th October 2019

The 2019 JCB Prize for Literature shortlist announced

Roshan Ali, Manoranjan Byapari, Perumal Murugan, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar and Madhuri Vijay ​were announced today as the five authors shortlisted for the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature.

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04th September 2019

The 2019 JCB Prize for Literature longlist announced

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23rd January 2019

JCB prize for Literature at ZEE Jaipur Literature Fest 2019

The JCB Prize for Literature presents its 2018 winner and other stars at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

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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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03rd 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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03rd 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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05th September 2018

The 2019 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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06th 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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