Saturday, February 17, 2007

Poet Salma wins top literary award

Literary events are a little unusual on this blog, but here goes...

Poet and novelist Salma was on Friday awarded the Amudan Adigal Literary Award at a simple function in New College in Chennai. Ms Salma, who won the award for her contribution to Tamil literature that includes a collection of feminist poems, a novel and a few short stories, said her writings were mostly based on her own experiences. She said her experiences were not hers alone but that of each and every woman. Read more here.