Minoli Salgado’s 2012 Prize-winning novel A Little Dust on the Eyes has been shortlisted for the 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian literature. Minoli’s memorable and moving book, about Sri Lanka’s twin tragedies of a brutal civil war and the Boxing Day tsunami, is a best-selling publication for Peepal Tree Press.
2014 Readers’ Choice winner Kit de Waal has signed a three book deal, and her first novel My Name is Leon will be published by Viking in 2016.
Azma Dar’s The Secret Arts, longlisted for the 2012 SI Leeds Literary Prize, is now available as an e-book. For more details, see: http://www.deanstreetpress.co.uk/books/dar01