Writer Yama receives CV Sreeraman Smrithi Award
Kunnamkulam (Thrissur): Author Yama bagged C. V. Sreeraman Smrithi Award instituted by C. V. Sreeraman Trust for young writers. Her short story collection titled ‘Oru Vayanashala Viplavam’ was selected for the award.
The award that includes a purse of Rs 25,000 will be presented to Yama at a commemoration programme to be held at Kunnamkulam Liva Tower on October 12. The programme will be inaugurated by Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan.
Yama, hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, is presently working in the fields of scriptwriting and theatre. 'Pipeelika' was her debut novel. She has received the state award for the best actress in the amateur drama competition conducted by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in 2008. She also received Inlaks scholarship in 2009.