An upcoming writer and critic in Malayalam, Rajendran Edathumkara was born in Edathumakara, near Vatakara, Kerala . He works at Govt. College Madappally as Asst. Professor in Malayalam Language and Literature. His contributions include Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Fiction and Literary Criticism. His popular titles are Nigoodabhashayude Onnaam Divasam, Aakhyaanangalude Pusthakam and Njanum Budhanum which received Mathrubhoomi Literary Award and the Indian Truth novel award.