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P.N. Gopikrishnan

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P.N. Gopikrishnan, from Thrissur district of Kerala, is a notable presence in the Malayalam poetry scene. His important works include Madiyarude Manifesto, IdikkalooriPanampattadi (poetry collection), Ente Jeevithathile Ettavum Aadyathe Sthree…

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Anwesha Singbal

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The winner of the prestigious SahityaAkademiYuvaSahityaPuraskarin 2016 for his poetry collection ‘Sulus’, Anweshahails from Goa and prefers to call herself a worker of Konkani, rather than a writer. She had…

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Manoranjan Byapari

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Manoranjan is the Gateway LitFest writer of the year. The convict-turned-rickshaw puller-turned writer is a socio-political activist. Known as the pioneer of Dalit literature in Bengali, he was nakedly illiterate…

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Vipin Vijay

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A graduate of Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata, multiple award winning screenwriter, video artist, producer and filmmaker, Vipin Vijay’s works are made under strict independent codes and defy…

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Anwesha Singbal

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The winner of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Yuva Sahitya Puraskar 2016 for the poetry collection titled ‘Sulus’, Anwesha Singbal from Goa doesn’t call herself a writer – trait of her…

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Suneel Krishnan

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Born in 1986, Suneel Krishnan, an ayurvedic doctor by profession, hails from a small town Karaikudi, Tamilnadu. He belongs to a family of traditional siddha medicine practitioners. His father Dr….

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Manu S. Pillai

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Manu S. Pillai is an Indian author known for his debut non-fiction Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore, for which he won 2017’s Yuva Sahitya Akademi Award. Rebel…

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