Sachidanandan is an eminent poet, translator and orator. Born at Kodungallur in Thrissur district on May 28, 1946, Sachidanandan, has written around 50 books including translations. He worked as an English professor at Irinjalakkuda Christ College till 1995. Sachidanandan has worked as the secretary of Kendra Sahitya Akademi from 1996 to 2006.
1984: Kerala Sahitya Akademi C.B. Kumar Award for Prose for Kavitayum Janatayum
1989: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry for Ivanekkoodi
1999: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Drama -forGandhi
2001: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Travelogue for Pala Lokam Pala Kaalam
2009: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Translation for Padinjaran Kavithakal
2010: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellow
2012: Sahitya Akademi Award for Marannu Vecha Vasthukkal
1990: Srikant Verma Fellowship, Govt of Madhya Pradesh.
1993: Oman Cultural Centre Award,
1997: Mahakavi P. Kunjiraman Nair Award,
2009: Kadammanitta Ramakrishnan Award,
2001: Mahakavi Kumaran Asan Award
Sambhashanathinu Oru Sramam