Prabha Varma is a poet, lyricist, journalist and television presenter from Kerala. His poems are composed of a confluence of tradition and modernity. They have soft romantic emotions, a plethora of poetic images, original and innovative narrative skills, philosophical insights, and a deep understanding of the meaning of life. His multi-faceted littérateur has published ten collections of poems, three novels in verse, six books on the contemporary socio-political milieu and literature, six collections of essays in criticism, a study on media, a travelogue and a novel in English. Some of his notable publications are ‘Souparnika’, ‘Arkkapoornima’, ‘Aparigraham’ and ‘Ponninkoluss’. He has received several awards including Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award, P. Kunhiraman Nair Award, and Ulloor Award.