Awards

1995. 'Arayavarthanam'. Thoppil Ravi Foundation Award for Best work of the year.

1996. 'Anchamante Varavu'. V.P.Sivakumar Smaraka Keli award forThe Best Short Story of the Year.

1996. 'Anchamante Varavu'. Katha National Award for the Best Regional Fiction.

1996. 'Anchamante Varavu'. Katha National Award for the Best Translation. "The Fifth One" English translation.

1998. 'Devigramam'. The State Bank of Travancore Literary Award for the Best Collection of fiction,1997.

1999. 'Reindeer'. Odakkuzhal Award for the Best Work, 1998.

1999. 'Reindeer'. The Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Best Fiction-1996-1998.

2004. 'Perilla Prasnangal'. The Muthukulam Parvathy Amma Prize for the Best Woman Writer ,2003.

2004. 'Thattarakkudiyile Vigrahangal'. A.P.Kalakkad Award for the Best Fiction.

2005. 'Perilla Prasnangal'. Kerala Sahitya Akademi C.B.Kumar Endowment Award for the Best collection of Essays

2007. 'Oru Navavadhuvinte Jeevithathil Graham Greninte Prasakthi'.[Relevance of Graham Greene in the

Life of a Bride] Padmarajan Puraskaram for the Best Short Fiction of 2006.

2007. Kairali Award (New York) for the Best Writer in Malayalam

2009. Njadukalude nattil oru idavela. Avaneebala puraskaram for the best woman writer

2016. Ratnakarante Bharya . O.V.Vijayan Puraskaram for the best work in Malayalam fiction 2012-2016. Hyderabad.

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