Cheran is a Tamil poet and academician born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. He has published eight anthologies of poetry in Tamil. His latest collection of poems is Kaadaatru and his recent play in English ‘Not by our Tears’ was premiered in Tornoto and toured the US in 2010. Collections of his poems include ‘Waking up is a Dream’, ‘Writing Laughter : Three tamil poets’ and ‘You cannot turn Away’.
His latest collection of poems to be translated into English is the ‘Second Sunrise and Other Poems’.
He currently lives in Canada.