P P Ramachandran, hailing from Vattamkulam in Malappuram, is a Malayalam poet. His collected poems are Kanekkane, Randay Murichathu, Kalamkari and Katte Kadale. He has also published children’s books including Pathalam, Poochakurunjiyarum Anchu Makkalaum, Poothappattu and Marakkuthira. Some of the major awards he received include Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, P Kunhiraman Nair Poetry Award, Cherusseri Award, Kunjupillai Memorial Award, Changampuzha Award, VT Kuman Award, V K Unnikrishnan Award and Cherukad Award.
His poems were translated into Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi and Hindi. He also received a senior fellowship of the Union Ministry for Culture.