K. Sethuraman IPS is a native of Munnar. He is an alumna of University College, Trivandrum. He completed his M.Phil from Centre for Development Studies. After joining the civil service in 2004, he has held various posts across Kerala. He is currently the Deputy inspector general of police. He writes poems in Malayalam and Tamil. Malayalathinte Bhavi is his first literary outing and has been translated to English. He has also authored the book ‘Malayali Oru Janithaka Vayana’ which attempts to study the social formation of Kerala in the light of new genetic studies.