Source : Times of India
Acknowledging their contribution in the literary space for a long span, authors Arundhathi Subramaniam, Nabneeta Sen and Soubhagya Mishra have been honoured with the first Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards.
Mystic Kalinga, an international festival of poetry and performances, is an emerging platform of poets and performers designed to promote the participation of young minds in art, culture and creative dialogue with the past, present and future.
The award has been instituted to recognize and celebrate three prolific writers, poets and performers in Odia, in one Indian language and in one international language. The awardees have been chosen keeping in mind their contribution to their specific language and genres.
Arundhathi Subramaniam is an award-winning poet, artist and an eminent writer on spirituality and culture who won the first Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry for her work When God is a Traveller at the Jaipur Literature Festival in 2015.