E.V. Ramakrishnan is a bilingual writer and translator who works in English and Malayalam. He has published four volumes of poetry in English: Being Elsewhere in Myself (1980), A Python in a Snake Park (1994), Terms of Seeing: New and Selected Poems (2006) and Tips for Living in an Expanding Universe (2017). His recent critical works in English include Indigenous Imaginaries: Literature, Region, Modernity (2017) and Locating Indian Literature: Texts, Traditions, Translations(2011). He has received Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (in 1995 and 2018) and Odakkuzhal award (2019) for literary criticism in Malayalam.