Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards Winners List 2022 – Full List – The Kerala Sahitya Akademi announced its 2021 Awards Winner. Anwar Ali won the poetry award for his work Mehaboob Express while R Rajasree and Vinoy Thomas jointly shared the novel Award for their respective works, Kalyaniyennum Dakshayaniyennum Perulla Randu Sthreekalude Katha and Puttu. Devdas VM bagged the short story award for his work Vazhi Kanupidikkunnavar.
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards Winners List 2022 – Full
Drama – Pradeep Mundur, Namuk Jeevitham Parayam
Literary criticism – N Ajayakumar, Vaakile Nerangal
Biography/Auto-biography – Prof. TJ Joseph (Attupokatha Ormakal) and M Kunhaman (Athiru) are the joint winners.
Travelogue – Venu, Nagnarum Narabhojikallum
Translation – Aymanam John, Cain
Children’s Literature – Raghunath Paleri, Avar Moovarum Oru Mazhavillum
Humour – Ann Palee, ‘Aa’ for Annamma
Scholarly Literature – Dr Gopakumar Cholayil, Kalavastha Vyathiyanangalum Keralavum: Soochanankalum Kaaranavum
The winners will get Rs 20,000 cash award, a certificate and a plaque.
The award is given each year, since 1958, by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi to writers for their outstanding contributions to Malayalam literature.
The awards are given in various categories including poetry, novel, drama, short story, literary criticism, travelogue, translation and a few others.
The Kerala Sahitya Akademi is an autonomous body established to promote the Malayalam language and literature.
About Award :
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year, since 1958, by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi (Kerala Literary Academy), to Malayalam writers for their outstanding books of literary merit.
The Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowship is also awarded to induct Malayalam writers as distinguished members of the Akademi.