New Delhi: Conceived to ideallypromote literary works andthe publishing industry, PragatiEVichaar Literature Festival hostedPVLF Excellence Awards 2022in New Delhi on Wednesday.Frontlist Media conceptualized PragatiEVichaar Literature Festival and joined hands with the Federation of Indian Publishers [FIP] and Nielsen BookScan India as the knowledge partner. To acknowledge the superlative works of literature, many awards are conferred all over the world. In India, there are numerous awards for writers, but this is one-of-its-kind.
Due to the unprecedented covid lockdown, Frontlisthad to discontinue the offline event for the PVLF Excellence Awards in January. This time the Awards ceremony and winners felicitation took place on March 9, 2022. The event was graced and inaugurated by Chief Guest Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs & Education.
In a country where publishers are cautiousto promote only the famous authors and the budding authors are asked to pay hefty amounts to get their book published, PVLF 2022 conceptualized a platform to tackle this issue. It was a one-of-a-kind event that initiated a 24-Hours Author Marathon, consisting of 48 sessions. The 24-Hours Author’s Marathon was an awe-inspiring manifestation from Team Frontlist. It was held on January 6, 2022.
PVLF Excellence Awards 2022 is a part of PVLF 2022 that received industry-wide support from publishers such as WonderHouse Publishing, Repro India, FingerPrints Publishing, Disha Publications, Dreamland Children Books, Prints Publications, LiFi Publications, Solh Wellness, BuyBooksIndia, and Advit Toys joining as sponsors. All top publishers around the country had participated with their books, evangelizing their readers to vote for them.
The award night was commenced at 6 pm at Hotel TheClaridges, Delhi. Renowned personalities across the publishing industries graced the event with their presence.
PVLF Excellence Awards 2022 featured two major launches, the Book Cover launch of the FIP Report Book which is to be released on the successful completion of 75 years of the Indian Publishing Industry. Another Book Cover launch of Nielsen India Book Market Report in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) took place.
Here is a list of awards and the winners:
PVLF Author Excellence Awards: These awards were based on nominations by authors, who were allowed to nominate themselves into a maximum of 2 categories. The nominations were shortlisted by a Jury along with the Nielsen BookScan Data. The final winner in each category was awarded on the basis of Public Voting.