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Kerala Literary Academy Award to the Novel ‘Aadujeevitham’


BAHRAIN: Malayalam novel ‘Aadujeevitham’(life as a goat) is selected for the Kerala Literary Academy Award (Kerala Sahithya Academy) for the year 2009. Immigrant Novelist Benyamin is the author of this novel.

Benny Benjamin writes under the pseudonym Benyamin. Benny is son of P.M. Daniel, member of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, Manthalir, Kulanada, which is a parish Church under the Diocese of Chengannur. Benny Benjamin is working at Bahrain.

He has published other Malayalam literary works like Euthanasia, Irunda Vanasthalikal, Abishagin, Penmaaraattam, Pravachakanmaarude Randaam Pusthakam, and Akkapporinte Irupathu Nasrani Varshangal.

His wife Asha Mathew is working at the Ministry of Health, Bahrain. He has two children, Rohan (6) and Kezia (4).