May 30, 2024
  • Mamta G. Sagar, a Bengaluru-based Kannada poet, writer, academic and activist, has recently won the World Literary Prize from the World Organization of Writers (WOW) for her contributions to the world of literature.
  • Dr Sagar, a facilitator at Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design, and Technology, known for her involvement in diverse forms of transdisciplinary creative writing and cultural industries, received the award at a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria.

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 WOW as a successor to the “Golden LIFFT” literary award.
  • WOW aims to encourage writers who have made significant contributions to world literature.
  • Co-founded by the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, the Pan-African Association of Writers and the LIFFT Foundation to promote cultural projects of Eurasian Peoples.
  • The award accepts works in Russian, English, Spanish and Arabic with their translations.
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