Kethu Viswanatha Reddy

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Kethu Viswanatha Reddy, also known as Ketu Visvanathareddi, (born 1939) is a short story writer, novelist and essayist whose writings have been translated into modern Indian languages such as Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam and English and Russian. He has worked many variations on the theme of rural transformation in southern Andhra Pradesh - Rayalaseema - the Semi-Arid zone, its famines, factions and industrialisation.

He has received awards from various organisations including Central Sahitya Academy (New Delhi), Bhartiya Bhasa Parishad (Calcutta), Telugu University (Hyderabad) and several others including Raavi Shastry Award for literature. For Academic excellence, Best Teacher Award for University teachers from Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Literary Works

  • Kethu Viswanatha Reddy Kathalu 1998 - 2003
  • Verlu - Bodhi 1994
  • Icchagni 1996
  • Japtu 1974
  • Drishti

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