Poet, Editor Translator in Malayalam
From the state of Kerala, India
Published five collection of poetry and three story books for children.
Won many awards including the Kerala Sahitya Academy Award for poetry in 2002, and State Institute of Children’s Literature award for fiction in 2013.
Several poems have been translated into other Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, Marathi and Kannada apart from English which were published in Indian Literature, the journal of Sahitya Academy.
Participated various national and international literary and poets meets organized by Sahitya Academy and reputed organizations like Bharath Bhavan and Thunchan Memorial Trust. Attended the World Poetry Festival conducted by Sahitya Akademi in New Delhi in 2014. Also participated poets meet in Sharjah International Book fair, UAE.
Awarded Senior Fellowship by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India for a study on poetry and performance. Articles on poetry are available in Poetry International Web.