Cherry Book Awards 2020-21 turned out to be one of the most engaging online book event post the pandemic. Brilliant authors from India and Canada participated to win the coveted titles across the categories. India’s leading digital marketing and PR agency Digital Golgappa organized the event in the most professional manner.
Jury member and author of bestselling books like The Selfish Betrayals and The Pride of t20 cricket, Abhishek Kapoor, mentioned that each of the literary creations is amazing in its place, just that every book cannot win in the competition. Abhishek Kapoor also praised every participating author for their writing skills.
All the episodes of the live interactive sessions with the authors under The Book Talk series garnered a lot of interest among the readers and authors. It surely was the icing on the cake for book promotions.
Cherry Book Awards Winners:
Best Author – Fiction – Abhishek Ghosh – The paradise conflict
Born in Kolkata, Abhishek is a PGDM graduate and a working professional in the banking and finance sector. The paradise conflict is his second book and readers are eagerly waiting for the third one.
Best Author – Non-Fiction – Vijeyta Panjwani – The not so academic lessons
Vijeyta is a teenage author. She has always been a stage-child, history buff, green panther, warrior admirer, extremely expressive, never a bibliophile but always a pen-paper lover. She is a school student, resident of Delhi.
Best Author – Poetry/Verse – Pragya Gogoi – Whispers of a nyctophile
Pragya is an engineering undergraduate hailing from Assam. Already a published co-author of several anthologies by leading publication houses and winner of numerous literary contests, she shares a deep love towards writing, penning down poetries
Best Aspiring Author –
Aryansh Arora – Aryansh is a record holder, holder of holding the highest records as a teenager. He hails from Uttar Pradesh and is certainly one of the biggest names to watch out for in the future.
Sredhanea Ramkrishnan – In the turbulent background of 1947, with the imminent partition and the strife-torn Delhi, love finds its way. The Cord by Sredhanea is a work of labored research and eagerly awaited to be published.
Reshma LR – Elysian florets by Reshma proves that she is indeed one of the most skillful young poets. Coming from God’s own country, Kerala, she dedicated this award to God and her mother.
Best Author – Fiction – Deepti Sharma, Sameer Saxena – Litany of Woes, Sunset by the river
Best Author – Non-Fiction – Piyush K Goel (aka The Miracle Man of India) – Sochna to padega hi
Best Author – Poetry/Verse – Shivi Goyal – Words Unsaid
Azeem Uddin (Unbelievable transformation)
Shyamli Pandey (Chand ki tapan)
Shraddha Ramani (Zindagi ki kalam se)
Juhi Jaisinghani (Unlocking the lockdown stories)
Dr. Priyasi Das (Phases of Covid 19)
S Suleman Hamid (No one lucky, no one so unlucky)
Abishek CB (He shrugged unapologetically)
Samina Mushtaq Khan (Obeseesed with the dawns)
Vijaylakshmi (Love beyond love)
Cherry book awards lived up to its initial expectation – to reward and promote global talent! The team would like to give credit to Abhishek Kapoor and Digital Golgappa.