N. P. Mohammed (1 July 1929 - 3 January 2003), popularly known by his initials N.P., was a Malayalam novelist and short story writer from Kerala state, South India. He, along with his contemporaries like M. T. Vasudevan Nair, O. V. Vijayan, Kakkanadan, and Kamala Das ushered in a modernist movement in Malayalam fiction in the late 1950s. During his long literary career NP served as the President of Kerala Sahitya Akademi. His novel Daivathinte Kannu won the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award (Malayalam) in 1993. Malayalam writer and academic N. P. Hafiz Mohamad is the son of N. P. Mohammed.