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Navya Sarikonda strikes gold in book awards

January 2020
Navya Sarikonda strikes gold in book awards

Navya Sarikonda, a young writer from Atlanta, has been honored with a gold medal at the Moonboom Children’s Book Awards, at Traverse City, Michigan. Her novel, The Enchanters’ Child, won Best Novel by a Young Author. The Moonboom Awards honor outstanding writing in children’s literature and support lifelong reading and child literacy.

Navya’s novel, published when she turned 16, has won numerous awards in 2019: Best Young Author from Literary Classics International, Literary Titan Award, and Best Cover Design for Adult Fiction at American Book Fest; it was a finalist for the International Book Awards (Young Adult Fiction Category), and is a semifinalist for the Dante Rossetti Award for Emerging Talent.

Navya was also the youngest recipient, in April 2019, of the Narayan Seva Sansthan “Shakti” (Feminine Energy) Award that honors women achievers from various fields who contribute to society.

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Navya Sarikonda is an award winning author of The Enchanters’ Child, which she published when she was sixteen and started writing when she was twelve.

In addition to her novel, Navya is the founder of AuthorsOrigin, an organization with the goal to equip and empower kids with the tools to grow in their writing and sharing the publishing process. Navya is also the recipient of the Narayan Seva Sansthan “Shakti” (Feminine Energy) Award as their youngest recipient.

In addition to this, The Enchanters’ Child was announced as a Gold Medal Winner by Independent Publishers (Moonbeam award), Award-Winner in the 2019 American Book Fest, Winner of Literary Titan Award, and an Award-finalist in the 2019 International Book Awards in Young Adult Fiction Category. The Enchanters' Child is recipient of the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.

Navya’s goal is to inspire others to write and show that anything is possible, regardless of age.
Nov 1, 2019

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