Anuradha Roy won DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016

Date: January 18, 2016

An Atlas of Impossible Longing Sleeping on Jupiter The Folded Earth

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 has been conferred upon Anuradha Roy for her novel Sleeping on Jupiter which deals with the subject of violence against women at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka. Her novel deals with violence against women with story revolving around girl named Nomi and is set in Jarmuli, a city of temples.The jury panel  of The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 was headed by journalist and writer Mark Tully.

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Ms Roy is an award-winning novelist, journalist and editor. Her first novel, “An Atlas of Impossible Longing” has been translated into fifteen languages across the world.

Her major novels:-

An Atlas of Impossible Longing (20
Sleeping on Jupiter (2015)
Awards & Recognitions:08)
The Folded Earth (2011)