Sarah Thomas is a Malayalam language writer from Kerala, India. Her novel Narmadi Pudava won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 1979. She is also a recipient of Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Overall Contribution to Malayalam Literature. She became noted in the literary field after the publication of the novel Murippadukal in 1971. It was later filmed as Manimuzhakkam by P. A. Backer, that won several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam and the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film.