A Thai writer Kanokphong Songsomphan came to prominence when he garnered the S.E.A. Write Award for Thailand in 1996 for his collection of short stories, Phaendin Uen. His first short story, Duj Tawan An Joedja was published in Matichon Weekly. His other major work was Saphan Khard, which won the Karaked Laurel Award and was translated into Japanese in 1990.
Kanokphong completed his primary education at Wat Pikulthong School and his secondary education at Phatthalung School. His first career in writing was made when his first poem, Khwamjing Thee Pen Pai was published in a local newspaper at the age of 15. At 18, he together with his friends found the Nakhon Group, a local panel of academics and writers dedicated to conserving culture and literature in Nakhon Si Thammarat. He published a numerous of story for which he gained certain success such as Lok Bai Lek Khong Salman, Lok Bai Lek Khong Salman, etc.
His personal life or relationshipr were not disclosed much in public.