Veerankutty (Malayalam: വീരാന്കുട്ടി) is a Malayalam Poet and Associate Professor in Dept of Malayalam Govt College Madappally. He born in Narayamkulam near Perambra in Kozhikode District, Kerala, India. Veerankutty worked as Head of Malayalam Dept at MEASS College Areacode.
July 9, 1962 |
Narayamkulam,Kozhikode now lives at chemmarathur, Vatakara, Kozhikkode, Kerala, India
|Education||Master of Arts|
|Occupation||Associate Professor, Govt College Madappally|
His poems were translated to English, German, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi and Hindi languages. The English translation was by Mr Sachidananthan, Dr. K.M Shareef and Prof. Zahira Rahman and was published in Indian Literature, Poetry International web magazine and Malayalam Literary survey. His poems are included in Kannur University, Kerala University Calicut University and Mahatma Gandhi University Text Books.His poems were also included in 3rd and 8th Std Malayalam text Books prepared by SCRT Govt.of Kerala. A German translation of his poem is in Swiss Radio.
Veerankutty was awarded the K. S. K Thalikkulam award for his poetry collection 'Jalabhoopadam' in 2001. He also received various other awards like the S.B.T Award, Tamil Nadu C.T.M.A Sahithya PuraskaramCherusseri Sahithya Puraskaram,Abudabi Harithakshara Puraskaaram and V T Kumaran Kavya Puraskaram. He also won Mahakavi P Kunjiraman Nair Kavitha Puraskaaram,and Ayanam A Ayyappan puraskaram in 2016 and Dubai Galleria Literary award in 2017 for his anthology 'Veerankuttiyute kavithakal'.'
Anthology of Poems
- Jhala Bhoopatam, Published by Pappiyon Kozhikode, 2001.
- Manthrikan, Published by DC Books, Kottayam, 2004.
- Autograph, Published by DC Books, Kottayam, 2007.
- Manveeru, Published by DC Books, Kottayam, 2011.
- Thottu Thottu Nadakkumbol(SMS poems), Published by Small Letters, Kozhikode, 2010.
- Veerankuttiyute kavithakal, published by DC Books, Kottayam, 2013
- Always in bloom(English)Sanbun Publishers Delhi 2013
- Mindaprani, Published by DC Books, Kottayam, 2015.
- A Stroll Grazing Each Other(English)With Ullas R Koya DC Books, Kottayam 2016
- Undanum noolanum, Published by DC Books, Kottayam.
- Nalumanippoovu, Published by DC Books, Kottayam.
- Kunjan puli kunjan muyalaya katha by DC Books Kottayam.
- Arundhathi Subramaniam, Veerankutty Biography, Poetry International Web. August 2007. Retrieved August 2011