|Name Vijay Nambisan|
|Books Language as an Ethic|
Poet Vijay Nambisan Died at 54 years old
Vijay Nambisan was a poet, writer, critic and journalist of India writing in English. He won the First Prize in the first All India Poetry Competition in 1990 organized by The Poetry Society (India) in collaboration with the British Council.
Vijay Nambisan was a co-author of the poetry book Gemini with Jeet Thayil and Dom Moraes. '’Gemini'’ was Thayil's debut poetry book. Nambisan has also translated the devotional poetry of Poonthanam and Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri.
In his monumental book '’Language as an Ethic'’, Nambisan passionately appeals to both the writers and readers of literature for ethical use of language.
Nambisan was the first ever All India Poetry Champion in 1988 for his poem Madras Central. The poem has since received rave reviews from critics as well as lay readers.
Vijay Nambisan was 54 years old when he died.
Vijay Nambisan graduated from IIT Madras, Chennai. Vijay Nambisan was married to the novelist and doctor Kavery Nambisan, famous for the books The Truth (Almost) About Bharat, The Scent of Pepper and The Story That Must Not Be Told, which was nominated for Man Asian Literary Prize 2008.