Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards to 15 writers in 15 categories from 2023, invites nominations

Kathmandu: Kathmandu – Kalinga Literary Festival  introduce Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards to 15 writers in 15 categories from 2023.  Kathmandu- – Kalinga Literary Festival  secretariat invites nominations from publishers, writers and readers send their nominations.

 Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards to 15 writers in 15 categories. The awards are given in various categories including fiction and non-fiction books, poetry,  books in translation,   business and strategic affairs books, environmental books, biographical and autobiographical books, children books, sports, lifestyle and emerging trend books. Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards, established by Kathmandu -KLF   opens up the opportunities to identify, recognise, acknowledge, encourage and honour the literary talents across genres, for both established and new writers. The objective has been to shape the future literary icons.

The books were selected from those submitted and nominated by publishers, writers across all categories. The winners will be felicitated and awarded during the annual Kathmandu – Kalinga Literary Festival. The Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards will be conferred based on the recommendations by an independent award jury. The award consists of a prize, a trophy and a specially designed citation for display on the award-winning books.

Nepal Yashaswi Book Awards jury members have chosen the best thought provoking contributions across different categories published during the year. The purpose of the award is to contribute to debates and discourses in the national and global public sphere and encourage more thoughtful, reflective, unique and inspiring contributions. There will be dedicated sessions on these books by the authors and erudite reviewers to enrich the intellectual discussion at Kathmandu- Kalinga Literary Festival,” Ranjana Niraula, founder and director of Kathamndu-Kalinga Literary Festival, said in a statement.

Publishers can send their nominated books hard copy in this address and soft copy in this email  id: [email protected]

  It should be noted that Kalinga Literary Festival to host annual Kathmandu- Kalinga Literary Festival  (Kathmandu- KLF )  on September 1,2,3, 2023. The three-day long schedule with a star line up of international and na-tional writers. The authors will be taking part in a host of conversations, workshops, debates, panel discussions, straight talks, and more. The festival will host over 60+ sessions.

The festival is organized by Yashaswi Prangya Pratisthan, Himalayan Diary Pvt Ltd, Nepal and Kalinga Literary Festival from India. Annual Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is one of the leading Literary festi-vals in World from India, from this year Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) started Kalinga Literary Festival at Kathmandu.  Kathmandu – Kalinga Literary Festival will strengthen the cultural dia-logue, religious as well as literary perspective and prolonged relations between Nepal and India. It should be noted that on October 15,16 – 2022, Two days Kathmandu- Kalinga Literary Festival held at Nepal’s Capital city Kathmandu in the presence of eminent personalities of who represents world of literature, Art, Culture, media and public services in Nepal and India. Over 300 writers join the festival as speakers.

About Kathmandu- Kalinga Literary Festival

Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is one of the most coveted international literary festivals annually held at Bhubaneswar of Odisha, an eastern part of India. Kathmandu- Kalinga Literary Festival is an annual literary festival held in Kathmandu from 2022. Authors, academics, policymakers, literary cultural, political and social activists, lawmakers, government officials, corporate leaders, spiritual thinkers, students and people from all walks of life immerse in the vibrant atmosphere of the festival and exchange opinions on their favourite authors and works.

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