In order to celebrate contemporary Indian Literature, Cherry Book Awards initiated an event to choose and honour the Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022. As a part of this initiative, the following authors were selected:
- Mayaa SH
- Rajan V. Kokkuri
- Pooja Pandey
Through their passion, dedication, hard work, and impactful writings, they have won over the hearts of the readers.
Mayaa SH is a Multi-National Award Winner and a Triple World Recorder, An Artist and a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Author . Mayaa SH is a Women Empowerment Culturist. She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism. Her work depicts the identity,economic and social freedom of many .She has co-authored more than hundred plus anthologies and has been aligned with more than 55 publication houses.She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including few international magazines. Mayaa has written on various topics like Feminism,Gender Equality, Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics .Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear . Being an absolute homebody at heart ,yet extroverted, she often fantasies herself as a TEDx Speaker inspiring millions of women all across the globe to live their dreams . Mayaa is an avid motivator of uplifting women across all sections of the society by navigating them through emotions and empowering them to rekindle hope and self-belief.
RAJAN V. KOKKURI
In 2017, Rajan V. Kokkuri, an Indian novelist, launched his writing career by publishing a factual tale titled “My Story” on the website “The Logical Indian.” Soon after, Worthingflash, a well-known blog in the UK, posted Rajan’s 1,000-word story.
Rajan exhibits a tremendous willingness to use real characters from his life and authentic locations to portray the narrative. He tries to take the readers to different places through the storytelling. Ammakku Vendi, Rajan’s mother’s Malayalam autobiography, went viral on Facebook.
Rajan’s published books are ‘I Remain Forever Yours, My Precious Dreams, The Invisible Love & Born to Dream.
Rajan’s articles on Quora have been viewed by more than 2.29 lakh people. The first book by Rajan was also made available as an audiobook. A podcast of Rajan’s work called “Prisoners Daughter” was recently released by Creativeaudios.in and is now playable in 60 different nations.
Rajan has been consistently publishing pieces in Taare Zameen Par Magazine since June 2022. The author’s travels have been covered by prestigious magazines like London Global, Mt. Kenya Times, Muscat Daily, and Oman Observer.
Rajan V Kokkuri
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Pooja Pandey is one of the most talented young girls from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She is linked with many NGOs that work towards cow rehabilitation. Pooja wants to start cow cuddling as a practical way to cure many problems. She is also a well known poet and has contributed to seven Hindi anthologies, three of which are yet to be published.
She believes writing comes naturally to her. And to make this passion her career, she has decided to write at least 10 books before the age of 25.
Pooja Pandey is the winner of several Hindi poetry writing competitions that were held both online and offline. She is stunned at the recognition she gets without being much active on social media. “My parents are my source of inspiration,” she says.