sachidanandanSachidanandan 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.

Important awards

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

Important works

Ezhuthachan Ezhutumbol 

Satchidanandante Kavithakal

Ivanekkoodi 

Apoornam

Kavibuddhan

Venal Mazha 

Sambhashanathinu Oru Sramam