A Pochayil family member, born in Mavelikkara (Alleppy Dist). Completed schooling from Mavelikkara Bishop Hodges High School and graduated from Chengannur Christian College. Settled in Dallas, Texas since 1986.
Prominent presence in various Social and Cultural organizations for over thirty years. Worked as President at Kerala Literary Society (KLS, Dallas). Josen George has been actively involved in LANA for the past twenty years. He has held the positions of General Secretary, Treasurer, and the Local Area coordinator.
Currently employed with Stanley Black and Decker as Quality Auditor. He also owns and manages a Real Estate Firm.
First collection of Poems ‘NIyathiyude Thalam’ was published in 2014.
Wife : Beena ( Thiruvalla Parayathukaattil Family)
Kids : Jewel George (Chippy), Pharmacist at Houston.
Jeslin George (Chilanka) Student at UTD.
Hails from Neyyattinkara (Thriruvananthapuram Dist, Kerala), settled in Naperville, IL, USA since 1997. Writes Short Stories, Travelogues, Essays and Memoirs in contemporary media. 'Plaque', is the first short story collection. Wrote and directed documentaries 'The Testament', 'Samayaradham Pinnottu', and a mini cinema 'Manassariyathe'.
Served as the first News Anchor/Editor at Kairali TV, USA. Holds leadership positions in Toastmaster's International, India Press Club Of North America, and Chicago Sahityavedi. Areas of interest include History, Travel, and Cinema. Holds Masters degrees in Engineering and Business. Diploma in Motion Pictures and Television. Employed with NOKIA Networks, working in 5G/LTE area.
Born in Kollam, Kerala. Settled in West Chester, New York. Attended Pakalkkuri government High School, Kollam Sree Narayana College, and The State University of New York (SUNY).
Published numerous essays and criticisms in Malayalam and English. Johnson's creative pursuits include poetry and short stories. A collection of his essays is getting ready to be published. Actively involved with New York Sargavedi, Vicharavedi, ALA, Wise Service Club, and other cultural forums.
Kids : David Johnson PhD, Kesiya Johnson
Jane has penned numerous short stories, articles and poems in both print and online media. Jane’s first book, 'Chackos @ ChestnutAvenue. com', a Malayalam short story collection depicting the life of immigrant Malayali families, was published in 2016.
Besides writing, Jane has also produced and anchored several radio shows including a long running series that celebrates the works of notable Malayalam writers. Her poem 'Amma' won the Malayalee Association of Maryland's Muttathu Varkey Award in 2014.
Jane is an Electrical & Electronics engineering graduate from Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam. She hails from Plassanal ( Kottayam, Kerala) and currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and daughter.
Engages in literary journey of writing poems, short stories, novel, scripts, songs, short plays, and essays. Involves in operational pursuits of social activities, organizational leadership, teaching, nursing-service, co-operative societies, library activities, drama school and performance activities, and journalism.
Worked as Section Officer in Kerala Public Service Commission; Teacher in St. Thomas H.S, Nadavayal; in the Embassy School of India, Riyadh; and the School District of Philadelphia. Was Educational Instructor (UT) in Indian Air Force.
Served as the Director of Wayanad Library and Literary Cooperative Society Ltd; Shanthi Niketan Educational Cooperative Society Ltd, Nadavayal. Alumna of Kerala University for B.Sc. and B.Ed.; Grand Canyon University for Bachelor of Nursing, Calicut University for M.A (Sociology) NCERT for M.Ed. Also Studied three years in Government Law College, Kozhikode.
Literary Association of North America
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