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1934----> Kamala Das was born

1965----> published the first book of poetry collection Summer in Calcutta

1966----> published Naricheerukal Parakkumbol.

1967----> published The Descendants

1969----> received Kerala SahityaAkademi Award for Fiction(Thanuppu)

1971----> received Lal award for Journalism

1973----> published The Old Playhouse and Other Poems and wrote Ente Katha

1976----> Translated Ente Katha in English as My Story and Alphabet of Lust got published.

1977---->published, short story A Doll for the Child Prostitute and poetry The Strange Time

1979----> collaborated work with Pritish Nandy named Tonight, This Savage Rite: The Love Poetry of Kamala Das and Pritish Nandy.

1984----> awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the World Academy of Arts and Culture, Taiwan

1985----> got Asian World Prize for Literature

1988----> received Indira Priyadharshini Vrikshamitra Award

1992----> published, Padmavati the Harlot and Other Stories

1997----> published Only the Soul Knows How to Sing

1999----> converted to Islam on December 11

2005----> published her novel Vandikkalakal

2009----> died on 31st May in Pune.

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