“All art, literature and music must be born in your heart’s blood. Art is your heart’s blood”Edvard Munch
It is said that one ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. Contemporary art and literature are fast witnessing the rise of umpteen talented, gifted writers, artists and art and literary enthusiasts from every nook and corner of the world. Elite Book Awards was hence founded in 2021 to give a platform to these gems to showcase their talent to the world and gain recognition for their hard work. The second season of Elite Book Awards 2021 was a unique initiative to recognize the talent, exceptional skills and hard work of literary and art enthusiasts. This award is for aspiring writers, published authors, published co-authors, book reviewers, book bloggers, publishers, compilers, literary entrepreneurs, artists, etc that aim to give each participant creative soul the right exposure and branding to make their beautiful work reach out to thousands of people. The team’s aim is not only to provide awards, but also make these talented people gain international recognition and audience reach. Awards are much more than just a medal and trophy. They act as sources of immense motivation to continue our passion of reading and writing, thus keeping this staggering art alive in our hearts. Hence, Elite Book Awards is not just an organization aimed at giving awards, but a literature and art loving community that seeks to enrich contemporary Indian art & literature by bringing in talents that often go unnoticed in the international stage and provide them a platform to showcase their art to the world and get rewarded for their breath-taking work. EBA is not just giving awards, but building the creative stalwarts of tomorrow in a unique way with different benefits in a single award. After a successful first season, EBA organized its second season from 1st– 30th September, declaring results of various Season 2 special awards during 1st Week of October, 2021. The event that saw the participation of extremely talented people from all over the world was associated with Digital Marketing Giant Digital Golgappa, that aims to help its clients achieve their goals and esteemed international magazines Merged Array and Elysian Magazine as their Magazine partners. 52 awardees were selected for the prestigious award from all over the world. From “City Beautiful” Chandigarh to “Cape Comorin” Kanyakumari and Majestic Michigan, USA to “Giant of Africa” beautiful Nigeria, the award event proved that contemporary art & literature is richly blessed with extremely talented people from every nook and corner of the world. The awardee list is as under:
Shishira Srinivasa: Shishira Srinivasa, a PhD Research Scholar, a budding poetess and an ardent writer has a keen interest in writing poems on life, love, grief, failures of life and so on. She is working in a corporate firm as a Senior Tax Analyst and her favourite hobby is to pour out her feelings in the form of poems and sonnets and free verses.
Somya Tyagi: A multitalented girl, Somya Tyagi is an award winning writer and medical student from Sambhal ,UP. She is a national and international record holder with over 70 co-authored anthologies with great expertise as complier, project head and brilliant writing skills
Tumula Mani Kota Rajasekhar: A highly skilled, brilliant engineer and researcher, Mr Rajasekhar ventured into writing with his award-winning debut book “Bharateeya Samskruthika Nrutya Kalalu” on Indian History and Cultural dances. His second book is on the way.
Shaniya Nawaz: Shaniya Nawaz, 20, is a final year student of Botany hons and also a law aspirant. Besides academics, she loves writing she’s co-author of 20+ books.
Ishmita Thakur: Ishmita Thakur is a writer, story teller and poet who loves listening songs and doing bhangra also some nazams, poetry, shayaris etc
Arpita Kawde: Arpita Kawde is an artist and a Writer too. She started her writing career just few months ago and achieved a lot in the field of writing.
Ishika Saxena: Ishika Saxena is an undergraduate student of Bcom Honours from Bareilly , Uttar Pradesh . She loves to write poetries, short stories , articles and daily diary writing .
Yogitha Subash: Yogitha subash is a writer from Hyderabad, the city of pearls. She is a coauthor in anthologies.
Fathimath Ithusha: She is a medical student from Kerala. Her ardent love for books made her a book reviewer, and is performing great in the field.
Rasika Ramesh Sawarkar: Rasika Ramesh Sawarkar is a medical student and writer and has co-authored 50+ books till now. She is also a social Worker & Founder of Organization called as ” RESCUED BY TAFFY”
Indira Guha Patra: Indira Guha Patra started her writing career with her debut novel ‘Chasing Dreams’ following which she published The Promise, Baby Fights Corona and The Veil of Disguise. Recently, she has also stepped into the world of poetry.
Daksha Rajeshkumar Udhani: Daksha Rajeshkumar Udhani is an Author from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She has been working as a vice principal for a pre school, and soon she is going to be a PhD holder
A.S. Sethupathi: A.S. Sethupathi is an Author and engineer from Tamilnadu, India. He learned Vastu Shastra by himself and is now making house plans and publishing them all over the world via books and website.
Samrin Nisha. S: Samrin Nisha.S’s devotion for writing opened up her mind to a better perspective of life that made her to start her writing career. She has received various prizes for her excellence in Creative Writing & poetry.
Smita Shetty: Smita Shetty is a Strategic Global Business Leader, Change – Driver & a “Customer Centric” Marketer. Writing is her passion & Connecting to people is her calling.
Samata Dey Bose: Samata Dey Bose is the founder of the entertainment E-portal/blog Indiacafe24.com. The banker turned literary enthusiast has received several awards for her literary work and has remained a contributor in various magazines and anthologies.
Ka’Ron Gaines: Ka’Ron Gaines is an author who is rising globally with his first book. He has been gaining recognition from all over the world with his wonderful children’s book Woke Seed
Shreya Dubey: She is an author, poet, story teller, writer, podcaster and an analyst by profession. She is author for her upcoming debut poetry book titled “FOUR TOWNS FOR A HOME” and “20 MILES AHEAD”. coauthor of more than 35 best seller anthologies and still counting on.
Richa Kumari: Mrs Asia Universe 2020, engineer and robotics enthusiast Richa Kumari Kashyap is an Award-Winning Author for the book named “Those Fallen Breadcrumbs” and has Co-Authored more than 5 Anthologies.
Kailash Amesur: Mr Kailash started his career as a production scheduler with a leading production house and eventually ventured into writing. His books have been greatly successful and have won many awards.
Neha Gupta: Neha Gupta has worked as co-author of 27+ anthologies and Compiler of her own anthologies right now. She has been awarded with Indian Book of Records, kalam’s world records, Amazing Indian Records etc.
Sunaina Arora: Sunaina Arora is a Co-author from Gwalior. She has completed her Post Graduation from Renaissance University Indore with Specialization in Finance and Marketing.
Prasad Dev: Prasad Dev is a writer and business owner currently pursuing Diploma in Network Administration. He likes to write because he loves playing with words.
Rakesh Kumar Sahu: Rakesh Kumar Sahu is a budding writer and an agriculturist by profession. He is an inveterate all-rounder athlete, a versatile stage performer and an impeccable artist with 5 solo books to his credit.
Sifat Naaz: A talented writer from Bihar, she’s passionate about writing poems and novels. She started writing when she was of 13 years and has been proving her talent since then.
Mahalakshme M: Mahalakshme is an aspiring young girl of 20 from Pondicherry who tries hard to reach heights with flying colours. She has co-authored in more than 50 Anthologies and currently working on her solo book.
Yashi Lath: She is a psychology student and an award-winning author by profession. Her world revolves around books and writing is a passion for her.
Sharma Sumit: Sumit Sharma is an author from the spiritual place Shirdi located in Maharashtra. He is a student and award winner writer, Co- author, complier and project head.
Sarbajit Chowdhury: Sarbajit Chowdhury is an author from Burdwan West Bengal. He is a born foodie and loves to eat, cook and listen to Bengali music and is an ardent follower of Aparna Sen and Rituporno Ghosh
Babita Sagar: Hailing from Chandigarh, she is the author of her 1st poetry book “Sagar lafzon ka”. Currently she is working in a publication house and likes designing of clothes and fashion designing is her side work.
Sneha Bhattacharya: Sneha, an eighteen-year-old girl, fell in love with books and never recovered. She dreams of being an astrophysicist in future. She has a passion of writing poems.
Anushka Das: Going with the pen name Kalam Ki Diwani, Anushka is an aspiring poet from West Bengal. She believes in positivity, love and support and writes to express her thoughts and feelings rather than impressing.
Elizabeth Akinniyi: Elizabeth Akinniyi is a writer from Lagos in Nigeria. She loves writing as it gives her the opportunity to express herself and also to teach, motivate and entertain her readers. She has co-authored in over 10+ anthologies and still counting
Sumana Acherjee Mukherjee: Sumana is a small-town girl from Dhanbad who wishes to bring changes in society. In order to be the change, she accomplished herself as a teacher and established herself as an author with the publication of her first book Life Through my Eyes
Twisha Ray: Twisha Ray started writing at an early age. She is a talented computer science engineer, writer and book reviewer. Writing few books helped her cope with the negativity in her life.
Manaswita Bhattacharyya Mukhaty: Manaswita Bhattacharyya Mukhaty is a writer from Pune, whose roots are from Bansberia, West Bengal. She has served as a co- author in more than 20 anthologies
Nilesh Prajapat: Nilesh Prajapat hails from Bikaner in Rajasthan. He is a student and author, making his debut with his book “Yeh Dil Ne Kaha”
Anshu Malika Roja Selvamani: Anshu Malika is an award-winning writer who has won the innovative writer award from Vivekananda Youth Parliament. She loves adventure and travelling, most importantly she loves to weave her experiences and fantasies into touching stories.
Kaamna Dwivedi: Kaamna Dwivedi is an author from Ambikapur, Chattisgarh. She’s co-author of anthologies like FOREVER AND ALWAYS, THE SENESENT SMILE, THE WANDERLUST and THE ETERNAL BLISS OF TOGHETHERNESS and also author of THE UNEXPECTED THINGS
Utkarsh Khare: Utkarsh Khare, Pen Name “Musafir” is a Urdu Poet, Author & Blogger. His first published book is ‘IK POSHIDA DARIYA NAZM’O KA’ which is very famous in Urdu Poetries readers community
Gayatri Sriaadhibhatla: SA Gayatri has sustained in the literature world by creating a small space for herself with over 25+ published works across different anthologies. Her forte includes poetry, musings and short stories.
Vineet K. Silaniya: Currently working as Accountant with the designation name ‘Co-ordinator’ in a Multi-National Company, Mr Silaniya put his portion of life in content writing and storytelling after his college days. He is fascinated with the people and their lives.
Shradha Karuna Sagar: Shradha Karuna Sagar is the Woman who has Passion in her Eyes, Power in her Work, and the Compassion in her Name. She is a Phenomenal Poet, Writer and the Youngest Leader and Member of the Humanitarian Organization KSAAUSS (Karuna Sagar Aatmik Uthaan Seva Samiti)
Kukkala Rohithkumar: Kukkala Rohithkumar is a certified motivational speaker and trainer & NLP Master trainer and Student entrepreneur. He is also a proud Indian Prime Icon awardee
Madhurima Guruju: Madhurima is an educator and artist who hails from Hyderabad. According to her, writing is like a therapy to deal with tumultuous situation and pen is her only friend on which she relies to vent her tangled thoughts through poetry and stories
Sunayana Kayastha: Sunayana Kayastha is a blogwriter, translator, photographer and also works as a volunteer. She has published 17+ anthologies across India and has been felicitated with numerous awards.
Pratik Premraj Bhala: Pratik Premraj Bhala is the author of Shabdo ka Safarnama award winning poetry book and also, he is co-author of more than 150 books. His tagline is CREATING THE WORLD OF WORDS and he has been awarded with 12 awards and precious 2 literary badges
Samarpita Sen: Samarpita Sen is a talented content creator and performing artist from West Bengal. She is a graduate from Calcutta University with honors in education.
Shivi Goyal: Contemporary Indian poet, author, and winner of several author awards, Shivi Goyal is challenging and questioning the norms in society and spreading love by her blockbuster books that are ruling national and international marketplaces. She is the author of two individual books.
Season 2 of Elite Book Awards also had 3 additional special edition awards namely-
ELITE’S AUDIENCE POPULAR CHOICE AWARD, ELITE’S MOST EXEMPLARY WORK AWARD ( for best work and content) and ELITE’S MOST SIGNIFICANT AWADEE. The winners of these awards are listed as under:
ELITE’S AUDIENCE POPULAR CHOICE AWARD– Won by Anshu Malika Roja Selvamani
ELITE’S MOST SIGNIFICANT AWADEE– Won by Somya Tyagi
ELITE’S MOST EXEMPLARY WORK AWARD:
Winners- Richa Kumari Kashyap & Indira Guha Patra
1st Runner Up– Shivi Goyal
2nd Winner Up– Vineet K Silaniya
Tumula Mani Kota Rajasekhar
Daksha Rajeshkumar Udhani
The awardees were honored with certificates, medals, trophies, gift hampers, books and lots more. Team Elite Book Awards, Digital Golgappa , Merged Array Magazine & Elysian Magazine congratulates all these talented awardees and hopes for a bright future of all .