Kunal Narayan Uniyal

12 years at sea inspired me to come up with my first book kuch khwaab sagar se, launched in 2014 by honorable speaker of legislative assembly. I was called to France for the literary meet and discuss my works and was felicitated there by “house of life”, a literary society and rotary club, Nantes. It was then decided by the society to translate my work to French. I was felicitated by nautical institute, London for my book and nominated for sailors today award 2014 in exemplary personal achievement category.
French and Italian translation of the book is available by the name of “Le moineau dans le miroir” available in all major book stores in France and offline elsewhere. The Italian version of the book is available now in all online stores, translated by famous translator Rita.
My prose and poetry book “Unanswered “was released at international film festival, Gurgaon on 5th December by famous director Mr. Sudheer Mishra . Book was appreciated by both Bollywood as well as literary worlds.
On 6th February 2016, I was felicitated at the Seafarer choice awards 2015 at The Lalit, Mumbai biggest award function in Indian nautical field which drove nominations and voting from around the world.
I was felicitated by Anglo-Univan Ship Management, second largest management company in the world at their seminar at Hotel Sheraton on 2nd March 2016
On March 19th 2016 I was felicitated by an NGO “Äpna Parivaar” for my efforts in promoting Indian culture and literature abroad.
Recently my hindi poetry book “Main Tula Hoon” was launched by honorable Chief minister of Uttarakhand at his residence on 31st July 2016.
Book is also in phase of being translated to Spanish.