Born in India, in its southern state of Kerala, Vijay Kumar writes poems in Malayalam as well as in English. His poems are published occasionally in leading periodicals. He has published two books of poems in Malayalam. The first one was with a ‘Foreword’ from Sri. O.N.V. Kurup, and was published by Current Books Thrissur. The second book was published by Z Library, Thiruvananthapuram. The ‘Foreword’ for this book was written by Sri. Kavalam Narayana Panicker.
He works as Assistant General Manager in a Public Sector Bank at Madurai, Tamil Nadu.