Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The Karnataka Sahitya Academy has invited entries for the annual books' awards for 2009.

Books on poems, drama, novel, short stories, travelogue and other categories published during January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009 (first print) can be nominated for the Simpi Linganna Endowment Award, Madhurachenna Endowment Award and America-Kannada Endowment Award among others. The books should reach the Registrar, Karnataka Sahitya Academy, Kannada Bhavan, 2 {+n} {+d} Floor, J.C. Road, Bangalore 560002 on or before June 30. For details contact 22211730.