Feb 26

Mahakavi Kanhaiya Lal Sethia Award for Poetry - Dr. Anamika

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
The winner of the Jaipur Literature Festival M K Sethia Award for Poetry (2021) is Dr. Anamika.
To celebrate the expressive art of poetry, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the greatest literary gatherings in the world, has announced Dr. Anamika as the winner of the Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry across all Indian languages.

In association with KL Sethia Foundation, the award is established in memory of Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia. Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia was a renowned Rajasthani and Hindi poet. The internationally acclaimed writer authored a total of 42 books in Hindi, Urdu and Rajasthani. He was a freedom fighter, social worker, reformer, philanthropist and environmentalist who received the Padma Shri award in 2004 and Rajasthan Ratna in 2012.

Dr. Anamika is a prominent contemporary Indian poet, social worker and novelist writing in Hindi, and a critic writing in English. She has eight collections of poetry, five novels and four works of criticism in her credit. Currently, she is a professor at the Department of English, Satyawati College, University of Delhi. 
Dr. Anamika has been a long-time mentor on Network Capital, and has created multiple masterclasses for the community. She is also a faculty member in the upcoming NC Writing Fellowship.

Dr. Anamika is also a faculty member of the Network Capital Writing Fellowship