Rajesh Chithira is a Malayalam writer from Pathanamthitta, Kerala. Based in Dubai, he is widely known as an expatriate writer. His poetry collections include Unmathathakalude Crash landingukal, Tequila (Bilingual compilation), Ulipechu, and Rajavinte varavum kalpamrigavum. Jigsaw Puzzle is his collection of short stories. Adi & Athma, his recent book in children’s literature is in the third edition. His stories and poems have been translated into English and many Indian languages. They have been published in Kerala Kavitha and other periodicals. Rajesh Chithira has won many awards including Indian Ruminations Poetry Award, Bharat Murali Poetry Award, Galleria Gallant Award for expatriate writers, the first Ezhuthola award, and Expatriate Book Trust Award. Born eldest to Mr. V.N Ramachandran and Mrs. Santhamma, Rajesh Chithira is presently working with an oil and gas sector support service firm as QHSE Manager in Dubai.