An accomplished author who displays talent and has produced compelling work.
There can be up to 8 awards under this category, depending on the nominations received.
There will be separate awards for four age groups each for fiction and non-fiction.
A literary panel will judge the work submitted
Any book published by a traditional publisher between January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016
Age groups – Nominations can be made under four age categories as below:
Group A: under 10 years, Group B: 10-15 years,
Group C: 16-20 years, Group D: 21-30
Genres – Nominations can be made under two genres as below:
a) Fiction b) Non-Fiction