Sheela Tomy is a novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, Valli, was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2022 and the Atta Galatta Banglore Literature Festival Book Prize 2022. Originally written in Malayalam and published by DC Books, Jayasree Kalathil translated the novel into English and had it published by HarperCollins. Sheela bagged the Cherukad Award 2021 for Valli. She is also the author of a short story collection, Melkuiyadisinte Pralaya Pusthakam. Aa Nadiyodu Peru Chodikkaruth is her second novel and most recent publication.
Women and Conflict: Aa Nadiyodu Peru Chodikkarudh
Malayalam Novels at Indian Frontiers