Sunil P. Ilayidom is an Indian writer, critic, orator and university professor in Malayalam language. He writes and lectures on politics, literature, art and culture. He has received the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi and is a two-time recipient of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. He has published a number of books on art and literary criticism, history, Marxism and culture and his major works include Kanvazhikal, Kazhchavattangal, Uriyattom, Anubhuthikalude Charithra Jeevitham and Nanarthangal: Samooham, Charithram, Samskaram. He has presented academic papers at seminars and has delivered several lectures which include a five-part lecture series on Cultural history of Mahabharatha.