Benyamin interviewed by NB Magazine, UK.
Each of the five finalists presents a narrative of freedom.
A celebration of the finest Indian writing of the year.
Why each of the five novels with a unique set of strenghts is a strong contender for the prize.
With a debut author and two translations on the shortlist, the Prize is encouraging emerging voices in the Indian literary landscape.
JCB Prize longlist: What we think about when we think about contemporary fiction from India.
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.
JCB Prize for Literature: Two debut writers shine among literary giants.
We have to seek the outlier, not the mainstream writer’: Arshia Sattar on judging literary prizes.
We don’t know the debates in Tamil or Kannada or Bengali. That means none of us is reading Indian literature.
The newly-constituted JCB Prize for Literature promises to bring out the best in the Indian literary landscape.
The prize imagines a world where Indian readers know what is going on in every language.
The inaugural JCB Prize for Literature is open for entries.
The idea is not only to promote the prize but also to kickstart a conversation about reading and literature.
A literary award that breaks down language barriers and recognises the full cosmopolitan breadth of contemporary Indian literature.
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