...about the newly instituted DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. This $50,000 award, which aims to recognise writers “from across the globe writing about South Asia, its varied culture and its diasporas”, is for original works of fiction published between April 2009 and March 2010, written in or translated into English. Registration details and other information here.
Also, the Swedish writer Håkan Nesser is conducting a workshop on Modern Crime Fiction Writing at the India Habitat Centre, Delhi on April 19 – this is part of a programme titled "Swedish Crime Fiction – The Renewal And Redefining Of A Literary Genre", being held in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. Pre-registration is required for the Nesser workshop; anyone interested can send in applications with a short introductory paragraph to firstname.lastname@example.org.