Shajil Anthru as Litterateur:
Born in Thiruvananthapuram in 1968, Shajil Anthru started writing short stories and poems at small ages following the footsteps of his father, K M Anthru, a short story writer and essayist in Malayalam.
His first published creative writing is an English poem at 11. Thereafter he published stories, poems and essays in leading newspapers and magazines in Malayalam.
His published works are Rekshakante Varavu (2010)-Malayalam short story collection, Utharam (2013)–Malayalam novel, Swapanagalile Pakshi (2017)–Malayalam poetry collection, Over a Cup of Tea (2018) – Love story collection in English, Ey… CHU (2019) Collection of two love stories and Viswasahithyathile ettavum cheriya kadha (2020)–Malayalam story, Janus and other poems (2021)- English poems, Redefining Literature (2021)–English Literary essays, Six Word Stories (2021) – English stories , In Memoriam of Ernest Hemingway (2021) – English short stories, Fishbone Poetry(2021) – a new poetic form, The era of Zeroism (2021) – Essay about new era and Neelakasham (2022) – Malayalam Poems
He is the Author of the shortest story in the world in three words and Founder of Fishbone Poetry–a new poetic form in the world and Zeroism -New order of the day, an alternative to post Meta modernistic era. Media and community appreciated him as a propagator of Poetic Leadership which is an alternate to authoritarian dictatorship which is the only future for a sustainable world.
India Book of Records – awarded Record Title “Shortest love story” for his story “Ey”
The record for authoring the shortest love story was set by Shajil Anthru (born on January 27, 1968) of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The book Ey….Chu comprises two love stories and sixteen chapters wherein the only chapter of the second story is the shortest with merely 4 lines and 4 words. The book is published by Xpress Publishing (an imprint of Notion Press and bears ISBN 978-1-64760-189-8), as confirmed on January 18, 2020.”
Asia Book of Records confirmed on May 11, 2021 Shajil Anthru (born on January 27, 1968) of Kerala, India, set a record for authoring the shortest love story.
Shajil Anthru is the Honorary Chief editor of Litterateur Redefining World, a transnational online magazine which published over 425 authors around the world in one year. Most of the writers in this transnational magazine. He introduced K M Anthru International Literature Prize in memory of late father K M Anthru which is a silver medallion awarded every year to a writer for his comprehensive contribution to Literature from 2021.
1. Felicitated by College union, Mahakavi Vennikulam Gopalakurup Memorial Government Polytechnic College, Vennikulam Award “for publishing world’s shortest story, for developing technology for the betterment of common man and for molding the institution to a center of excellence on December 13, 2019”
2. Awarded “Best Principal Award 2020 in recognition of valuable contribution to the academic community and the students by Institute of Scholars on February 2020”
3. India Book of Records – awarded Record Title “Shortest love story”. The record for authoring the shortest love story was set by Shajil Anthru (born on January 27, 1968) of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The book Ey….Chu comprises two love stories and sixteen chapters wherein the only chapter of the second story is the shortest with merely 4 lines and 4 words. The book is published by Xpress Publishing (an imprint of Notion Press and bears ISBN 978-1-64760-189-8), as confirmed on January 18, 2020.”
4. Jan Shikshan Sansthan Pathanamthitta, Ministry of Skill Development, Govt. Of India awarded and felicitated for the “Record for Authoring the Shortest love story, India Book of Records on February 2020.”
5. Keralakaumudi – UTEC Trivandrum, felicitated and awarded “Keralakaumudi – UTEC 2021”, Kerala for “distinguished work on various domains as technocrat, litterateur and academician simultaneously” on April 2021
6. Awarded “Innovation Excellence Award 2021” from Innovation and Research Society, Kerala”
7. Awarded “International Achiever Award 2021” from International Research Association, England
8. Asia Book of Records confirmed on May 11, 2021 Shajil Anthru (born on January 27, 1968) of Kerala, India, set a record for authoring the shortest love story.
9. Awarded International Lifetime Achievement Award 2020-21, instituted by the International Institute of organized Research (I2OR) which is a registered MSME with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India (Registration Number: UDYAM-PB-20-0002405)
10. Awarded Award for Excellence in Literature & Poetry – the Indian Glory Awards 2021 organised by Kiteskraft
11. “Keynote Speaker” for the Global Edu-Conclave 2021 27th June 2021
12. “Best Indian Golden Personalities award 2022”, “Leading Educationist Of India Award”, “Bharat Excellence Award” from Friendship Forum India.
13. “Shajil Anthru through his commitment and passion towards Literature founded ZEROISM- New order of the day, an alternative to post Meta modernistic era and FISHBONE POETRY – a new poetic form in the world along with becoming the WORLD’S SHORTEST STORY WRITER in three words surpassing Ernest Hemingway’s six-word story, which clearly distinguishes Shajil Anthru as one of the outstanding awardees of the decade”
This is an excerpt from the Letter of Recommendation to consider Honoris Causa placed before the Senate and Honorary Council Committee chaired by the Vice Chancellor of Euro Asian University to award a Honorary Degree to Shajil Anthru in the Field of Literature which is one of the most Dignitary Honorary Awards in the current era.
Subsequently, Euro Asian University conferred upon Dr. Shajil Anthru, PhD (Hon) in Literature. Endorsement number EAU202220143113 on 30/12/2022.
- World’s Shortest Story writer in three words surpassing Ernest Hemingway’s six worded story
- Founder of Fishbone Poetry – a new poetic form in the world 2020
- Founder of Zeroism- New order of the day, an alternative to post Meta modernistic era.
- Propagator of Poetic Leadership which is an alternate to authoritarian dictatorship which is the only future for sustainable world.
- Appreciated by media and community for Polython 2019 which marks its difference in achieving multiple goal within short time.
- The English Learning Project for Regional students to enhance results in technical Colleges is successful and acknowledged.
- Instrumental in devising a strategic long term plan for COVID 19 control and post Covid rehabilitation and job transition for sustainable growth.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND POSITIONS
- Life Time Professional Member of Institute of Scholar
- Board Member of International Research Journal of Modernization in Engineering Technology and Science (IRJMETS)
- Reviewer for InSc – International Journal of Electronics, Electrical and Communication Engineering
- Reviewer and member of editorial team of International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology
- Honorary Chief editor of Litterateur Redefining World, a transnational online magazine which published over 300 authors around the world
- Contributing Editor of Keralabhooshanam Magazine, Kerala
- Fellow Member of International Institute of Organized Research (I2OR) w.e.f. May 2021
1. Medical Waste Management in Covid era, (IRJET) Volume 7, Issue 6, June 2020 https://irjet.net/volume7-issue6 S.No: 853
2. On Off Controller for Covid Management,(IRJET) Volume 7, Issue 5, May 2020 (https://irjet.net/volume7-issue5) S.No: 1469
3. Post-Election Impact on COVID 19 Spread (IRJMETS), Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2021
4. “COVID-19 –PREDICTION TO PREDICTION” (IRJMETS) –Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2021
5. “Instrumentation – Use of First Engineering Discipline Evolved and it’s Significance in Covid-19 Management” (IRJMETS – Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2021
6. Technical Articles in Weekly column of Keralabhooshanam Malayalam Daily since June 2019 to June 30, 2020.
7. “Earn while you learn – through industry on campus” International Research Journal of Modernization in Engineering Technology and Science, Volume:04/Issue:11/November-2022
- Rekshakante Varavu – Malayalam Short story [ISBN-9789380121079]
- Utharam – Malayalam Novel [ISBN 978819097]
- Swapnagalile Pakshi – Malayalam Poetry collection [ ISBN – 881909700-1]
- Over a Cup of Tea – English short story collection [ISBN 978819097-9]
- Ey…Chu – English short story includes the world’s shortest story [ISBN: 9781647601898]
- Viswasahithyathile Ettavum Cheriya Kadha – Malayalam short story [ISBN-9781648696442 ]
- Janus and other poems -English Poetry Collection [ISBN-9781638323150 ]
- Redefining Literature – English Essay [ISBN-13 : 979-8708423153]
- Six Word Stories (2021) – English stories [ISBN 9781685098575]
- In Memoriam of Ernest Hemingway (2021) – English short stories. [ISBN-13 : 979-8546013363]
- Neelakasham (2022) – Malayalam Reflectoem (Poems) [ISBN:9798889235545]