KURNOOL: Kopalle Vijaya Prasad, popularly known by his pen name as Viyogi, won two prizes of American Telugu Association (ATA) under song and poetry category. His poem title ‘Balyam’ (childhood) and song ‘Telugu Talli’ will be published in the souvenir being brought out by ATA.

Mr. Prasad, who hails from Kurnool, has nearly 300 short stories, four novels and 75 plays to his credit. Mr. Prasad was felicitated by Nellore District Writers’ Association recently.