The 2012 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award was announced on 11 July 2013. The Akademi fellowships and the awards for overall controbution were announced in October 2013.
|Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award|
|Awarded for||Outstanding books of literary merit|
|Date||11 July 2013|
|Presented by||Kerala Sahitya Akademi|
|Poetry||S. Joseph||Uppante Kooval Varakkunnu|
|Novel||E. Santhosh Kumar||Andhakaranazhi|
|Story||Satheesh Babu Payyannur||Peramaram|
|Drama||M. N. Vinayakumar||Mariman Kanni|
|Literary criticism||N. K. Ravindran||Pennezhuthunna Jeevitham|
|Autobiography/Biography||S. Jayachandran Nair||Ente Pradakshina Vazhikal|
|Travelogue||Santhosh George Kulangara||Baltic Diary|
|Humour||P. P. Hameed||Oru Nano Kinavu|
|Scholarly literature||Naduvattom Gopalakrishnan||Samskaramudrakal|
|Sree Padmanabhaswamy Award for Children’s literature||N. P. Hafiz Mohamad||Kuttipattalathinte Kerala Paryadanam|
|Translation||Dr. S. Sreenivasan||Marubhoomi|
(Translation of Désert by J. M. G. Le Clézio)
|Overall Contribution||K. P. Sankaran
K. M. Govi
- I. C. Chacko Award: V. K. Hariharanunnithan (Malayala Chinthakal)
- C. B. Kumar Award: M. Mukundan (Adhunikatha Innevide?)
- K.R. Namboodiri Award: V. S. Warrier (Sree Buddhan: Jeevitham Darsanam Matham)
- Kuttipuzha Award: K. E. N. Kunjahammed (Samooham, Sahityam, Samskaram)
- Kanakasree Award: Prakasan Madikkai (Moonnu Kallukalkkidayil)
- Geetha Hiranyan Award: G.R. Indugopan (Rathriyil Autoyil Oru Manushyan)
- G. N. Pillai Award: N. P. Sajeesh (Drisya Desangalude Bhoopadam)
- ^ "2012-ലെ കേരള സാഹിത്യ അക്കാദമി അവാര്ഡുകള് പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ചു" (PDF) (in Malayalam). Kerala Sahitya Akademi. 11 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2023.
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- ^ "എം.പി വീരേന്ദ്രകുമാറിനും സക്കറിയക്കും സാഹിത്യഅക്കാദമി വിശിഷ്ടാംഗത്വം". Mathrubhumi (in Malayalam). 11 October 2013. Archived from the original on 11 October 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2023.