Indian Ruminations Literary Awards 2011 Declared


As part of the first Indian Ruminations Literary Festival 2011 to be held on 24th and 25th of September, 2011 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Indian Ruminations, declare the awards of literary excellence. The awards were constituted separately for both Indian English Writing and Regional Language Writing (Malayalam) in two sections i. Poetry & ii. Prose (Fiction/nonfiction).

Jury comprised of eminent writers in Indian English and Malayalam

Regional language – Malayalam : Prof. D Vinayachandran, Smt. M.R Jayageetha, Sri. Varkala Sreekumar

Indian English: Sri.T.P Rajeevan, Smt. Padma Mohan Kumar, Smt. Latha Prem Sakia, Sri. P.A Noushad, Sri. J.T Jayasingh

The details of the award winners

Award For English Fiction and Poetry

Amit Upadhyay, DelhiEvil is Evil, Good is GodFiction
Nayanathara, KeralaThe Scent of FrangipaniBest Poetry
Award for Malayalam Fiction/Non Fiction and Poetry
Rajesh ChithiraUnmathathakalude crash landingukalBest Poetry
Two writers share the fiction/nonfiction award for this year
SulfikkarFern Hill – Nithya Chaithanya yathi randu sanyasikalkkayacha kathukalNon Fiction
Ajoykumar M.SAngane oru mabazha kalamNon Fiction

The Awards comprise of a citation and a cash prize of Rs.10,000/-each and the Award will be given away during the inaugural session of Indian Ruminations Literary Festival on 24th September 2011 at Vylopilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.


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