Elite Book Awards has been giving a remarkable platform to budding literary enthusiasts and artists to showcase their talents and creativity ever since its inception in the middle of 2021. After successfully conducting 2 seasons, Elite Book Awards along with its media partner and India’s most trusted digital media agency Digital Golgappa launched Elite’s Annual Carnival of Art and Literature that embarked on from 5th November 2021 and continued till 31st December 2021. The Carnival was a huge affair with numerous intriguing events, intellectual guest speaker sessions, book talks, book giveaways, art and literary competitions, prestigious award events etc. The international carnival saw people participating from various corners of the world-From India to Nepal, Nigeria to USA, Poland to Italy.
30 writers were selected from all over the world through a rigorous selection process to be honoured with SAHITYA RATNA AWARD- Top 30 Literary Icons of 2021. They are:
Tumula Mani Kota Rajasekhar: A multi-talented Engineer, Researcher and Writer from Guntur
Melissa Stuart: Amazon best-selling author of 3 books, proud mother and wife from Italy
Brian Hill: Best-selling Author, Poet, Traveller, Bike Rider from USA
Justyna Nowak-Wysocka: Poland based Best-selling author of 6 novels on crime and erotica
Prasenjit Kashinath More: Writer, Poet, Actor, Pianist, Sketch artist
Rasika Ramesh Sawarkar: Award winning Author, Artist, Social worker, medical student
Piyush Pratik Mohanty: Author, Compiler, Poet and Blogger from Odisha
Pratik Premraj Bhala: Award Winning Celebrity Author, poet, literary stalwart
Dr. Romila Chitturi: Hyderabad based multitalented author, editor, blogger and entrepreneur
Tarun Bandarupalle: A content writer, author, freelancer, published writer, poet and co-author from Hyderabad
Shishira Srinivasa: Award winning author, poet and Senior Tax Analyst
Sarbajit Chowdhury: Multiple award-winning Author, poet, Guest Lecture
Rakesh Kumar Sahu: Poet, athlete, speaker, versatile stage performer and a flawless artist.
Khadija Morawala: Gujarat based poet, miniature clay artist, cake designer, medical student, writer
Dr.L.G.Thasmaiya: Chennai based multi-talented writer, doctor, artist and sportsperson
Archie Panjwani: A passionate writer & a poet, sociologically aware, and linguistics enthusiast.
Vykhari S Nair: Student, Poet, Artist and National Karate Champion
Reijul Sachdev: Hyderabad born Author, poet, mental health advocate
Nirmal Rathore: Author, Content writer, academic writer, Biographical writer
Cheshta Tuteja: Bikaner based writer, poet, award winning author
Mahalakshme M: Writer, Poet, Author, and Co-Author from Pondicherry
Yashas Ramesh: Author of 4 books and a Cosmologist from Mysore
Lamiya Siraj: Best Debut Author, Freelance Writer and Blogger based in UAE
Niraja Bandi: Bestselling Author, Blogger and Operations Manager
Arshaq Habib:Author, Research Scholar and MBA Graduate from Mangalore
Surabhi Naik: Psychologist, Artist and author of 7 books
Prerna Arora: An Aspiring poet who loves to explore, feel and write.
Carlos Luis: Goa based book reviewer, blogger, and Poet.
Dr Anujj Elviis: Award winning writer, Celebrity Psychic Energy Healer and Consultant
Anshu Malika Roja Selvamani: Young award-winning author, entrepreneur and techie
In addition, a special award was presented to the 2 awardees with best work. Winners of the Best Overall Work Award were- Dr Romila Chitturi and Reijul Sachdev.
Dr Romila Chitturi is a Writer-Blogger- Reader -Poetess -Author- Book reviewer, Editor-Columnist- Entrepreneur- Program Head- Teacher- Masterclass Guru- Guest Speaker.
Reijul Sachdev has published an anthology of poems, ‘Emerald Blades’, which was a winner of the ‘Write, Publish, Publicise’ contest at the Bangalore Poetry Festival. His second book ‘Hai-Clue’ is based on his experiences at school.