Benyamin

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About Malayalam Novelist. Famous work - Goat Days
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I am from Kulanada, A small town in central travencore, Pathanamthitta Dist. Kerala state. Residing at Bahrain since last 21 years.
A creative writer. Mostly novels and short stories. Published five novels and three short story collections. Appear regularly on leading Malayalam publications.
Most famous work is Aadujeevitham (Life as goat). The novel received kerala sahithya academy award 09 & Abu Dhabi Sakthi award 08.
It is a text book in Kerala University, Calicut University, Pondicherry University and 10th standard for Kerala syllabus.
Translations in Tamil, English, and kannada are released and the English translation 'Goat days' longlisted for Man Asian Literature Prize 2012.

Books Written:
1. Euthanasia (Mercy Killing) (Short Stories)
2. Irunda vanasthalikal (Dark Forest Places) (Notes)
3. Abeesagin (A name from old testament) (Novel)
4. Penmaarattam (Ladies Sex) (Short stories)
5. pravachakanmaarude randaam pusthakam (Second book of prophets) (Novel)
6. Akkapporinte irupath nasrani varshangal (20 years of Christian quarrels) (Novel)
7. Aadujeevitham ( Goat Days) (Novel)
8. E.M.Sum Penkuttiyum (EMS & the girl) (Short stories)
9. Manja veyil maranagal (Yellow lights of Death) (Novel)
10. Anubhavam, Ormma, Yaathra (Experience, Memories & Travel)

Awards:
1. Abu Dhabi Malayali samajam award- 2002 (Euthanasia)
2. Cherathu katha award- 2003 (Break news)
3. Atlas – Kairali award - 2004 & 2005 (Penmaarattam, gesante kallukal)
4. K.A. kodungalloor katha puraskaaram - 2007 (Addis Ababa)
5. Abu Dhabi Sakthi novel award - 2008 (Aadujeevitham)
6. Kerala sahithya academy Award 2009 (Aadujeevitham)
7. Special accreditation from Ministry of Overseas Indian affairs (Aadujeevitham)
8. Selected as best writer of last decade by Pattathuvila karunakaran smaraka trust.- 2012 (Aadujeevitham)
9. NORKA – ROOTS – pravasi award for novel (Aadujeevitham)
10. Dubai - Pravasi book trust award (Aadujeevitham)
11. Youth India Award 2011 (Aadujeevitham)
12. 1st Oman - kerala sahithya puraskaram 2012
13. ISC - Muscat -Malayalam Wing - Special Literary award 2012
14. The Indian Express selected as (one of the) best young writers of India (2011)
15. Long Listed for Man Asian Literature Prize 2012

Participation:
Sharjah International Book Fest - 2011 & 2012
Kovalam Literature Festival - 2012
Jaipur Literature Festival - 2013
The Hindu Lit for life - Chennai - 2013
Phone +973 39812111
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