Paul Zacharia has published over 50 works of fiction and non-fiction in Malayalam. They include short stories, novellas, travelogues, film-scripts and essays on politics, literature and culture. His fiction has been translated into various Indian languages as also English, German and French. He writes regularly for Kerala’s leading newspapers and magazines and his columns have appeared in ‘India Today’, ‘Outlook’, ‘The Week’, ‘The Hindu’ and ‘Tehelka’ etc. He has traveled widely and has published travelogues on Africa, the Lake District, Saudi Arabia, China and the Kumbh Mela. Literary awards include the Kendra Sahitya Akademi, Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Odakkuzhal, Muttathu Varki, Padmarajan, Katha, Pravasa Kairali etc. He lives in Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.