Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 23 poets and authors who will be honored with 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award.
This award has recognised premier works in 23 Indian languages that includes 6 books of short stories, 6 of poetry, 4 novels, 2 books each of essays, criticism and plays and 1 memoir.
|Sr no||Category||Name of the winner|
|1||Poetry||Brajendra Kumar Brahma (Bodo) Dhian Singh (Dogri) Ramdarash Mishra (Hindi) K.V. Tirumalesh (Kannada) Kshetri Rajan (Manipuri) Ram Shankar Awasthi (Sanskrit)|
|2||Short stories||Kula Saikia (Assamese) Man Mohan Jha (Maithili) Gupta Pradhan (Nepali) Bibhuti Pattanaik (Odia) Maya Rahi (Sindhi) Volga (Telugu)|
|3||Novels||Cyrus Mistry (English) Jaswinder Singh (Punjabi) Madhu Acharya ‘Ashawadi’ (Rajasthani)|
|4||Essays||Rasik Shah (Gujrati) A. Madhavan (Tamil)|
|5||Plays||Uday Bhembre (Konkani) Rabilal Tudu (Santali)|
|6||Books on criticism||Bashir Bhadarwahi (Kashmiri) Shamim Tariq (Urdu)|
|7||Memoirs||Arun Khopkar (Marathi)|