About Nayanathara

Nayanathara has been mentioned in several leading online literary journals including Kritya, The Brown Critique, Museindia, Contemporary Literary Review: India, Red Leaf Poetry India, The Lab Literary Magazine (Seoul) and The Enchanting Verses International Poetry Journal. In 2011, she bagged the ‘Young Writer’s Award -2011’ instituted by the online literary journal, “Indian Ruminations” for her maiden anthology of poems titled ‘The Scent of Frangipani.’ One of her poems was selected in the ‘Highly Commended’ category for the ‘Inspired by Tagore’ International Writing Competition 2011-2012 organized by the British Council in association with SAMPAD. She has secured the fourth position in the Rabindranath Tagore Award 2014 instituted by Xpress publications in association with Poiesisonline.com. Her second book of poems, ‘In the Shade of the Bodhi’, published by Brown Critique, was released in June this year. Nayanathara has bagged the 4th position in the Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Award – 2014 instituted by Poiesisonline.com and Xpress Publications. Her poem, ‘The Miracle Man’, won the commendation prize in the All India Poetry Competition 2014 organized by the Poetry Society of India.  In 2016, she bagged the ‘Poet of the Year’ award in the prestigious Delhi International Film Festival. In May 2018, she won the 6th position in the Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Award instituted by Poiesisonline.com and Xpress Publications. Nominated as one among the ‘Top 5’ in the Orange flower Awards 2018. In March 2019, she won the Prime Poetry Prize for her third Poetry collection ‘Children of the White God. In 2020, She bagged the 4th position in the Bharat Award for Excellence in Literature instituted by Poiesisonline.com and Xpress Publications.