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Eminent Tamil Author C S Lakshmi Receives Tata Literature Live ! Lifetime Achievement Award For 2023
- Veteran Tamil writer C. S. Lakshmi (Ambai) has been selected for the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2023.
- Her fiction is published under her pseudonym Ambai.
- The award recognises and salutes sustained and outstanding contribution to writing and literature in India.
- Past recipients include Anita Desai, Mark Tully, Amitav Gosh, Ruskin Bond and Girish Karnad.
- The 14th edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest will be held from 27 to 29 October 2023.
- Ambai is also a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2021 for her novel Sivappu Kazhuthudan Oru Pachai Paravai (A Red-Necked Green Bird).