D.Anilkumar is a promising poet in malayalam who lives in Vizhinjam, a renowned coastal region in Kerala. His poems has appeared in various periodicals including 'indian literature'(name of the journal). A collection of his poems titled " chankondo parakkondo" ( Conch Shell and Dried Shark Fin) was published in 2016. His work 'kadapperapaasa', a lexicon of coastal territory came out in 2019. He received R.Ramachandran poetry award and BCV kavitha award for his contributions to malayalam poetry. He represented malayalam poetry in Kendra Sahithya Academy literary festival 2018 at Delhi.