A multilingual poet, author, columnist, gold medalist and university colour holder, Lily Swarn has carved her niche as a globally acclaimed writer.
Most recently her work has been recognised with the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Certificate of Literary Appreciation and The Golden Heart International Award.
‘The Gypsy Trail’ (Novel) and ‘Lilies of the Valley’ (essays) are some of her highly appreciated literary endeavors. She has won over 50 international and national awards like the Reuel International Prize for Poetry 2016, Global Icon of Peace, Sahitya Rattan, Gujarat Sahitya Akademi Award, Master of Creative Impulse and Sarojini Naidu Award, Kairat Duissenov medal for poetic excellence.
Lily’s poetry has been translated into 16 European and Asian languages and her Urdu Ghazals out to music. She is a Peace & Humanity ambassador for institutions in Ghana and Morocco.
She has five books in different genres to her credit. The latest is Rippling Moonbeams.
While talking about the honours that have been bestowed upon Lily so far, she affirmed, “I won over 50 International and national awards like Reuel International Prize for Poetry, Global Icon of Peace, Sahitya Rattan Award, Gujarat Sahitya Akademi Award, Order of Shakespeare Medal, Cesar Vallejo award, WE Diva of the world, La Excelencia Literaria, 25 Women of Excellence, Women of Hearts award, Best Indian Author Award 2021 ‘for my book ‘History on my Plate’”
Nuggets of Wisdom
“Read the classics. Have an effective bank of words in your quiver; don’t use bombastic language for effect if the verse doesn’t require it. Feel your own words before sharing them with others. A heartfelt poem reaches a million hearts,” shares Lily with all the young writers and poets.