Special Correspondent

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: SBT Literary-Media Awards for 2009 have been announced. Mullanezhi has won the award for poetry. The award for the best short story has gone to E.P. Sreekumar.

The other award-winners are Prabhakaran Pazhassi — children's literature, P.K. Rajasekharan — literary criticism and G. Prajesh Sen — media.

The awards that consist of a cash prize of Rs.15,000 each and a memento designed by Bhattathiri will be presented at the SBT Malayala Sammelan to be held here on May 21.

To honour Sugathakumari

The SBT will also honour poet Sugathakumari for her contribution to Malayalam language, literature and culture by presenting her its ‘Suvarna mudra'.