Mamta G. Sagar received WOW World Literary Award

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Mamta G. Sagar was awarded the WOW World Literary Award by the World Organization of Writers (WOW) for her literary contribution.

An Overview of the News

  • The ceremony was held during the VII World Literary Festival “WOW-LIFFT-2024” in Abuja, Nigeria from April 4-6, 2024.

  • The award consists of a gold medal, a cash prize and a publishing contract.

Mamta G. Sagar's Background:

  • Currently a facilitator at Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design, and Technology in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

  • Previously taught at Hyderabad University and Bangalore University before joining Srishti Manipal in 2016.

  • Her poems and research have garnered international recognition and have been translated into various Indian and foreign languages.

Awards and Honors Received:

  • Recognized with accolades such as the Sanchi Honnamma Kavya Prashasti (2019), Bhashabharathi Translation Award (2019), and the Charles Wallace India Trust fellowship (2015) at the British Centre for Literary Translation, University of East Anglia, UK.

Notable Works by Mamta G. Sagar:

  • Authored four poetry collections, including "Footsteps of the Wild Peacock" (1992) and "Hide & Seek" (2014).

  • Notable works also include the musical play for children "Chukki Chukki Chandakki" (1999) and the translation of the Kannada play "Mayye Bhaara Manave Bhaara" as "The Swing of Desire" (2004).

About WOW World Literary Prize:

  • Established by the WOW as the successor to the "Golden LIffT" literary prize.

  • Aims to encourage authors who make significant contributions to world literature.

  • Co-founded by the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Pan-African Association of Writers (PAWA), and LIFFT Foundation for the Promotion of Cultural Projects of the Eurasian Peoples.

  • Accepts works in Russian, English, Spanish, and Arabic, along with their translations.

  • Presented in two categories: Poetry and Prose.

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