(Ms) Asha Jyoti Kattamanchi
- Degree: MA, PhD
Field of Achievement: Linguist, Writer & Translator specialisation in: Modern Litt, Comparative Litt and Classical Litt;
Date of Birth: August 27, 1963
Place of Birth: Anantapur
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No. of Children: two son.
Education: Sri Sathya Sai Inst of Hr Learning, Anantapur, S.K Univ, Anantapur;
Career: Prof & Chairperson, Telugu Dept, Bangalore Univ; President, KTSUWA; Hon President, C.P Brown Sewa Samiti, Bengaluru; Governing Council Member of several colleges; Member of many academic bodies; Adjudicator for 80 MPhils & PhDs; Chairman for DLitt, Berhampur Univ (5 times); supervised 3 MPhil dissertations and 7 PhD theses with 8 PhD scholars under guidance; delivered 6 radio talks; attended 8 workshops; participated and presented 60 papers in various national seminars;
Publication: Pallepatalu (1997), Please Meet the Author (2000), Adhunikandhrakavitvamlo Janapadetivirittam (2004), Sahitya Samalochana (2012), Aasajyotheeyam (2016), Batuku (2019 novel, tr Telugu); edited 2 textbooks and translated 3 books; and 45 articles published in various national and international journals/magazines;
Awards: Univ Gold Medal 1990, Netaji Prashasti 2005, Oleti Puraskaram 2009, Vekuva Kavitha Puraskaram 2011, CPI (M) National Level 1 st Prize for Poetry 2015, Sahitya Ratna Award, Biography of the Year 2017;
Address (Office): Telugu Department, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University, Bengaluru 560056, India;
Address (Residence): Door No. 80, 2 nd Main, 6 th Cross, Widia Lay Out, Vijayanagar, Bengaluru 560040, India.