Cheran (Dr. Cheran Rudhramoorthy) is a Tamil-Canadian academic, poet, playwright and journalist. He is a professor at the University of Windsor in Canada. He has authored over fifteen books in Tamil, and his work has been translated into twenty languages including Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Arabic, Swedish Dutch and Bengali. His latest anthology in Spanish translation Siembra Solo Palabras was published in November 2019 by Navona publishers in Barcelona, Spain.
Cheran is the recipient of the International Poetry Award from ONV Kurup Foundation in Dubai in 2017.