4 April 1938 |
Kozhikkode, Kerala, India
|Occupation||Kerala Sahithya Academy President|
|Subject||Novel, Short story|
P. Valsala (Malayalam: പി. വത്സല; born 4 April 1938) is a Malayalam novelist, short story writer, social activist, and a retired Head Mistress from Kerala state, South India. She a recipient of Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for her novel Nizhalurangunna Vazhikal (The Paths where Shadows Sleep). Valsala was the Chairperson of Kerala Sahithya Academy.
- Short stories
- Pempi, Poorna Books, Calicut, 1969
- Pazhaya, Puthiya Nagaram (The Old, New City), The Sahithya Pravarthaka Cooperative Society (SPCS), Kottayam, 1979
- Anupamayude Kavalkkaran (The Bodyguard of Anupama), SPCS, 1980
- Aanavettakkaran (The Elephant Hunter), SPCS, 1982
- Unikkoran Chathopathiya (Unikkoran Chathopathiya), SPCS, 1985
- Annamaria Neridan (To Confront Anna Marie), SPCS, 1988
- Karuttha Mazha Peyyunna Thazhvara (The Vally of Black Rains), SPCS, 1988
- Chamundy Kuzhi (Chamundi’s Pit), SPCS, 1989
- Arundhati Karayunnilla (Arundhati does't Cry), SPCS, 1991
- Koonychoottile Velicham (The Light behind the Flight Stairs), Prabhath Book House, Trivandrum, 1992
- Madakkam II (The Return II), D. C. Books, 1998
- Panguru Pushpathinde Theen (Honey from the Flower of Panguru), Poorna Books, 1998
- Madakkam (The Return), D. C. Books, Kottayam, 1998
- Kaly ’98 Thudarcha (Sports 98 Cont.), Prabhath Book House, 1998
- Pookku Vayil Ponvayil (The Sunset that is Gold), Olive, 1999
- Dhushyanthannum Bheemannummillatha Lokam (The world Devoid by Dhushyntha and Bhima), Poorna Books, 1999
- Kalal Kavalal (The Soldier who is the Guard), D. C. Books, 2001
- Kottayile Prema (Prema in the forth), Olive Books, Calicut, 2002
- Pooram (The Temple Festival), D. C. Books, 2003
- Aaranniya Kandam (Stories of the Forest), D. C. Books, 2003
- Mythiliyuda Makal (The Daughter of Mythili), Green Books, Calicut, 2004
- Ashokanum Ayalum (He and Ashokan), D. C. Books, 2006
- Chandalabhikshukiyum Marikkunna Pownamiyum (Chandalabhikshuki and the Dying full Moon), Book Point, Calicut, 2007
- Suvarna Kadhakal (The Golden Stories), Green Books, Trichur, 2008
- Gate Thurannittirikkunnu, SPCS, Kottayam, 2008
- Thakarcha (Decadence),Poorna Books, Calicut, 1969
- Nellu (Paddy), The Sahithya Pravarthaka Cooperative Society (SPCS), Kottayam, 1972 (Adapted into a film with same name in 1974)
- Agnayam (Of Fire), SPCS 1974
- Nizhaluragunna Vazhikal (The Paths where Shadaows Sleep), SPCS 1975
- Arakkillam (The House of Wax), SPCS, 1977
- Venal (The Summer), SPCS, 1979
- Kanal (The Live Coal), SPCS, 1979
- Nambarukal (The Numbers), SPCS, 1980
- Palayam (The Barracks), SPCS, 1981
- Kooman Kolly (The Vally Owls), SPCS 1981
- Gauthaman (Gauthaman), SPCS, 1986
- Aarum marikuunnilla (Nobody Dies), SPCS / D. C. Books, 1987
- Chaver (The Knights), SPCS, 1991
- Rose merreyude Aakasangal (The Skies of Rosemarry), D. C. Books, Kottayam, 1993
- Vilaapam (The Cry), D. C. Books, 1997
- Aadhijalam (The Primeval Water), D. C. Books, 2004
- Melppalam (The Flyover), Mathrubhumi Books, Calicut, 2007
- Kumkumam Award - Nellu
- Kerala Sahithya Academy Award - Nizhalurangunna Vazhikal
- Muttathu Varkey Award - for her contributions to Malayalam literature
- C. V. Kunhiraman Memorial Sahithya Award
- "Sahityachakravalam" (in Malayalam). Kerala Sahitya Akademi. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "Telling her story". The Hindu. 9 May 2008. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "SAHITHYA ACADEMI AWARD WINNERS# from 1959 to 1999". malayalampadam.com. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "P. Valsala gets Sahithya Academy top post". Malayala Manorama. 29 March 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "P Valsala to chair Sahitya Akademi". The Indian Express. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "Muttathu Varkey award for P. Valsala". The Hindu. 29 April 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "P Valsala bags Muttathu Varkey award". Mathrubhumi. 29 April 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "P. Valsala bags Kunhiraman Award".