Malayath Appunni

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Malayath Appunni
Born (1943-08-15) 15 August 1943 (age 75)
Tirur, Kerala, India
Occupation Writer
Nationality India
Genre Poetry, children's literature

Malayath Appunni (born 15 August 1943) is a Malayalam language poet and children's writer from Kerala, India.[1] Born in Thekken Kuttoor in Tirur, Malappuram district, Appunni writes simple poetry. He has won numerous awards and recognitions including the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award.[2]

Works[edit]

Poems[edit]

  • Aravu Madukal
  • Thekkottulla Theevandi
  • Karthika Nakshatram
  • Nhaval Pazhangal
  • Puzhakkarayil
  • Pachilayude Chiri

Children's literature[edit]

  • Kazhcha Bungalow
  • Nirangal
  • Thenthullikal
  • Velicham
  • Panchara Mittayi
  • Panchavarnakkilikal
  • Kunhikkuttanum Koottukaranum
  • Kunhan Kurukkan
  • Kittuppanikker

Awards[edit]

  • Award by Kerala State Institute for Children's Literature (1997) for Thenthullikal
  • Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (Children's Literature) (1998) for Kambilikuppayam
  • Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for his overall contributions to Malayalam literature (2010)
  • Krishna Geethi Poetry Prize (2010) for Pachilayude Chiri
  • Moodadi Award
  • Akshara Kalari Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eminent Personalities: Malayath Appunni". Calicutcity.com. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Award for Malayath Appunni". The Hindu. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2013.