Kendra Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2023:
Priya A S has been awarded the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2023
- It is in the Malayalam language for her novel Perumazhayathe Kunjithalukal.
- The novel Perumazhayathe Kunjithalukal, set against the backdrop of the 2018 Kerala floods, captures the resilience and unity displayed by children from diverse backgrounds during the calamity.
The Kendra Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar:
- It is a prestigious literary award for children’s literature in India.
- It is presented by the Sahitya Akademi and recognizes outstanding contributions in the field.
- The award carries a cash prize and plaque, encouraging authors and promoting the growth of children’s literature.