Kerala Sahitya Academy Award goes to Novelist K.P.Ramanunni, carrying a Plaque and a citation with Rs.I lakh in cash. "Daivathinde Pustakam" or "Gods Own Book" is the novel credited him with the award.
"Sufi Paranja Katha","Charama Varshikam","Jeevanathinde Pushthakam" - more than twenty novels are written by him.
Prabha Verma won this award in 2016 for his poetry. K.R.Meera for her novel in 2015.Subhash Chandran in 2014 for a novel and M.N.Paloor in 2013 for his autobiography.