Perumal Murugan

ASIA - India

Perumal Murugan
Perumal Murugan is an Indian author, scholar and literary chronicler who writes in Tamil. Several of his novels, such as One Part Women and Poonachi or the Story of a Black Goat have been translated into English. Trial by Silence and A Lonely Harvest, translated from Tamil by Aniruddhan Vasudevan (Penguin Random House India, 2018) have been shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature in 2019.
Murugan is the principal at the Government Arts College in Namakkal.

By Perumal Murugan