Poets & Writers
List of Poets & Writers from Karnataka State.
- Kuvempu : Kuppali Venkatappagowda Puttappa was a Kannada writer and poet, widely regarded as the greatest poet of 20th century Kannada literature.
- K. Shivaram Karanth : Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist, film maker and thinker.
- D.R. Bendre : Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest poets in the Kannada language.