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, Delhi Evil is Evil, Good is God Fiction Nayanathara, Kerala The Scent of Frangipani Best Poetry Award for Malayalam Fiction/Non Fiction and Poetry Rajesh Chithira Unmathathakalude crash landingukal Best Poetry Two writers share the fiction/nonfiction award for this year Sulfikkar Fern Hill – Nithya Chaithanya yathi randu sanyasikalkkayacha kathukal Non Fiction Ajoykumar M.S Angane oru mabazha kalam Non 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.