Pravasi Book Trust Award for Writer Akbar Kakkattil

Eminent Malayalam writer Akbar Kakkattil has been selected for this year's literary award of Pravasi Book Trust, an NRK literary forum based in Dubai.

Kakkattil was chonsen for the honour for his work "Mailanchikattu," a PBT release said here today.

The award carries Rs 10,001, a citation and memento.

Kakkattil, who has to his credit 47 works including novels, short story collections and memoirs, had earlier won several prestigious literary honours including that of the Kerakla Sahitya Akademi.

The award would be presented to the author at a function at Karama in Dubai on Novemnber 30.

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