Translations of works by Anand, Benyamin and Sachin Kundalkar are among the 15 writers on the longlist for the USD 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature announced here today.

Anand and Benyamin has been chosen for their Malayalam works “Book of Destruction” and “Goat Days” translated by Chetana Sachidanandan and Joseph Koyippalli respectively, while Marathi filmmaker Sachin Kundalkar’s debut book “Cobalt Blue” has been translated into English by Jerry Pinto.

The winner from a shortlist, to be revealed on November 20 in London, will be announced at the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival in January 2014.PTI