Born in Kochi, PF Mathews has published novels such as Chavu Nilam, Iruttil Oru Punyalan and Adiyala Pretham. He has different collection of stories to his credit. In 2010, he won the National Award for Best Feature Screenplay for Kutti Srank. He has penned screenplays for Puthran, Ee Ma Yao and Athiran. His television screenplay won three state honors. His novel, Chavu Nilam won the SBI Award and his collection of stories titled 13 Kadalkakkakalude upama won the Vaikom Muhammed Basheer award.