Johny Miranda is a writer of Malayalam fiction and an artist who lives in Kochi, Kerala. He is considered as one of the most original voices in contemporary Malayalam fiction with a superb mastery over the craft. He has six published novels/ novellas and around 20 stories to his credit. Nananja Mannadarukal (Wet Mound Layers) is his latest fiction published in July this year by Eka, An Imprint of Westland Publications. Oxford University Press, New Delhi published one of his novels in
English – Requiem tor the Living. His works include – 'Puzhayude Paryayam', 'Vishudha Likhithangal, 'Pushpa' and ' Jeevichirikkunnavarkkuvendiyulla Oppees.