Thrissur: The Kerala Sahitya Akademi awards for 2014 have been announced. TP Rajeevan’s “KTN Kottoor: Ezhuthum Jeevithavum” has been selected for the best novel category while VR Sudheesh’s “Bhavanabhedhanam” has been selected as the best short story.

KTN KottoorPN Gopikrishnan’s "Idikkaloori Panambattadi" has been selected as the best collection of poems while Dr M Gangadharan’s "Unarvinte Lahariyilekku”  has been selected for the best literary criticism.

Professor M Thomas Mathew and Kavalam Narayana Panicker have been selected as distinguished fellows of the Akademi.

Methil Radhakrishnan, Deshamangalam Ramakrishnan, Chandrakala Kammath and George Irumbayam have been selected for the award for overall contribution.