Sangam House



J.P. Sanakya

Sanakya’s stories have been published in such Tamil literary magazines as Kalachuvadu, Uyirmey, Kalkuthirai, Adavi, 361 Degree, Theeranathi, and Semmai as well as in India Today. He has published two collections of short stories, En Veettin Varaipadam (2002) and Kanavu Puththagam (2005). He received the Sundara Ramaswamy Young Writer Award in 2010 and the Katha award. A translation of his story, The Force of Gravity was included in the Oxford University Press anthology of Tamil Dalit writing. Sanakya also has diplomas in Carnatic Music and Painting and is a practitioner of Sabhyasi transcendental meditation.

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