The much-awaited results of The LIT Digital Awards 2021 by The Literary Mirror, a digital literary magazine of global standards, were announced with grandeur by celebrating its esteemed winners. The LIT Digital Awards Season 2 received an overwhelming response over the past few months and marked its finale on the 27th July 2021 where the winners’ list was announced.
Deepti Sharma’s book ‘Litany of Woes’ bagged the winning title of The LIT Digital Awards 2021. A Mathematician and an Author, Deepti Sharma’s book ‘Litany of Woes’ is a crime thriller and mystery novel that narrates the story of ‘Nida’, a rebellious author who survives a broken marriage and hopes to live a dream. In her quest to find comfort and love in all forms, she struggles through heart-wrenching experiences and betrayals.
Darshan Desale’s ‘Manu’ was awarded First Runner-Up. ‘Manu’ narrates the story of an ordinary young boy who loves to explore and learn the ancient scriptures, and through them, tries to find the true meaning of life. He encounters a character from Mahabharata and ventures into an ancient lost city, which is depicted in this mythology and sci-fi novel.
The winner bagged prize money of INR 50, 000, the 1st runner-up received prize money of INR 30,000 and the 2nd runner-up received prize money of INR 20, 000 simultaneously.
Celebrating literature and honouring the literary artisans, the event witnessed nominations from across genres by both, new and established authors. The nominated books were evaluated and adjudged by an honourable panel of jury members consisting of renowned personalities like Anuradha Bhattacharyya, an IIT Alumni and a winner of Chandigarh Sahitya Akademy Award; Ankit Jhamb, a seasoned Corporate Professional and Associate Director for Capability and Development Team; Shirsh Srivastava, an advocate at the honourable Supreme Court of India and winner of Asian Literature Award 2020; and the honourable Chief Guest, Sabarna Roy, a critically acclaimed bestselling author, and a Senior Vice President. The nominated literary works were examined and assessed through a selection procedure of Longlist and Shortlist and culminating by announcing the list of winners.
The media partners of the event were Bangalore Insider, The CEO Magazine, SchoolLife, Dispatch, Rapid Leaks. With publishing partners like Bigfoot Publishers, Knowledge Partner like CleverFox Publishing, and Literia Insight as its PR Partner, the event saw a huge response and grand success.
Editor-in-Chief & Chief Organizer, Mr. Nitish Raj, and Senior Editor & Chief Organizer, Mr. Vikash Saxena, shared their excitement at the splendid accomplishment. They gladly announced the winners and congratulated all the participants, winners, jury members, and media partners who made the event an enjoyable journey and memorable experience.
The Literary Mirror looks forward to its continued endeavours in contributing to the field of literature by providing such platforms that celebrate literary wizards, literary works, industry veterans, and the spirit of literature.