The Purple Quill Award, presented by the esteemed Cherry Book Awards, is an electrifying beacon that illuminates the path of literary greatness. It is a celebration of the extraordinary, a testament to the power of words, and this year, it has found its remarkable champion in the remarkable Tushar Kiran Moodgal. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring journey into the realm of literary excellence as we unveil the triumph that has reshaped the literary landscape forever.
About Tushar Kiran Moodgal
Tushar Kiran Moodgal, an exceptional poet, writer, and multiple world record holder, hails from Shahdara, East Delhi. In his short career as a published author, he has co-authored more than 25 poetry anthologies, showcasing his profound talent. His debut poetry book, titled “Lamentations,” garnered immense recognition as it received the esteemed “William Shakespeare Golden Book & Laureate Award.” Tushar draws inspiration from literary giants such as William Wordsworth, John Keats, Edgar Albert Guest, and Edgar Allan Poe, among others. He attributes his love for literature and the written word to his father, who instilled these passions in him.
Over the years, Tushar’s poetry has evolved significantly, transitioning from angst-ridden verses during his teenage years to embracing more philosophical themes. A strong proponent of the teachings of the Geeta and a staunch advocate of Stoic philosophy, Tushar’s poetry embodies deep introspection and contemplation.
In 2023, Tushar achieved multiple world records with his mesmerizing poem “Rhapsody Of Twilight,” securing a place in both the Inkzoid Book of Records and the Glorious Book of Records. His notable accolades include the prestigious “Maharishi Valmiki Bhartiya Gaurav Samman 2023” in recognition of his remarkable contributions to contemporary literature, particularly his philosophical poetry. Additionally, he was honored with the esteemed “Tagore Ratna Samman 2023” by PWP. Tushar has also received numerous awards, such as “The Best Poet” and “Poet of the Year” from Drop of Change Publications, and the distinguished “Wandering Minds Best Philosophical Poetry Award” for his captivating piece, “Conquering of Self.” His remarkable work in the “Mysterious Fantasy” anthology by Instant Publications earned him the recognition of being one of the “Outstanding Poets.” Furthermore, his poem “Birds of Misfortune” published in Evincepub’s bilingual anthology “Anokhe Alfaz” was awarded the “Most Soulful Poetry Award.” Tushar’s unique blend of philosophy and poetic expression led to him being hailed as the “Breakout Poet 2023” by the Inkzoid Foundation. His poetry has been widely featured in newspapers and various digital media platforms, captivating readers across the globe.
Beyond his literary pursuits, Tushar’s interests span Philosophy, History, and the study of political behavior and its impact on culture. He completed a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations, and his academic journey also involved studying the Japanese language at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
In addition to his literary and academic endeavors, Tushar has worked as a sports journalist for renowned independent media platforms such as Vrinsidesports, Game Has Just Begun, and Bleedsport. A fervent supporter of Chelsea F.C., he currently holds the position of club secretary for the Delhi chapter of the Chelsea India Supporters Club.
Tushar regularly shares his poetic musings and reflections through his captivating Instagram account, where he can be found at @cryptic_dissonance.