Kannan Sundaram is the Managing Director of Kalachuvadu Publication. He is also the editor and publisher of Kalachuvadu, a monthly journal on culture and politics. He co-organised Tamil Ini 2000, an international Tamil conference on 20th century Tamil writing. He has been invited as part of international visitor programmes to the United States, Germany and Australia. Sundaram’s mission is to get the best of Tamil literature translated into other Indian and global languages and vice versa. He has published five books on Tamil media and politics. His sixth collection of essays will be published this year.