Shanthi K Appanna - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


A native of Coorg, Shanthi has been working in railways as a Nursing sister for the past 10 years.

She has written many short stories which have appeared in various literary magazines of Kannada out of which one has been translated into Malayalam. Her first book, a collection of short stories titled ‘Manasu Abhisaarike’ was published in the year 2016. She has won Chanda Pusthaka Bahumana (2015), Gowramma Datti Nidhi Prashasthi, Dr H Shantharam Prashasthi and Kendriya Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016