N. Kalyan Raman N Kalyan Raman is a translator of Tamil fiction and poetry based in Chennai. His published work includes five volumes of Tamil fiction and an anthology of women?s poetry in translation. ?Manasarovar? (2010), his translation of Ashokamitran?s eponymous novel, was short-listed for the Vodafone-Crossword Award. His translations are published widely, in literary journals and important anthologies of bhasha literatures. He also writes regularly on literature, technology and policy for national magazines.