The 2016 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award was announced on 21 February 2018. The award is given each year, since 1958, by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi (Kerala Literary Academy), to Malayalam writers for their outstanding books of literary merit.
|Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award|
|Awarded for||Outstanding books of literary merit|
|Date||21 February 2018|
|Presented by||Kerala Sahitya Akademi|
|Poetry||Savithri Rajeevan||Ammaye Kulippikkumpol|
|Novel||T. D. Ramakrishnan||Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki|
|Literary Criticism||S. Sudheesh||Asan Kavitha: Sthree Purusha Samavakyangalile Kalaapom|
|Biography and Autobiography||Chanthavila Murali||AKG: Oru Sampoorna Jeevacharithram|
|Humour||Muralee Thummarukudy||Chila Nattukaryangal|
|Children's Literature||K. T. Baburaj||Samoohyapaatam|
|Scholarly Literature||V. P. Joseph Valiyaveettil||Chavittu Nadaka Vijnanakosam|
|Translation||C. M. Rajan||Pranayavum Mooladhanavum
(Translation of Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth
of a Revolution by Mary Gabriel)
- ^ "2016 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards" (PDF) (Press release) (in Malayalam). Trichur: Kerala Sahitya Akademi. 21 February 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
- ^ Staff Reporter (22 February 2018). "Sahithya Akademi awards announced" – via www.thehindu.com.