K. P. Ramanunni is one of the best known short story writers and novelists in Malayalam literature. His debut novel and most popular work, Sufi Paranja Katha has won Edasseri Award (1989) and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1995). This has been translated into French, English, Hindi, Bengali, Konkani and other languages. A film of the same name has been adapted in Malayalam by Priyanandan in 2010. He has won the Vayalaar Award for his novel Jeevithathinte Pusthakam. His other works include Jathi Chodikkuka, Purusha Vilapam, Vidhathavinte Chiri, Daivathinte Pusthakam etc.