Anilkumar Payyappilly Vijayan

a-Nil, A/nil, A Nil aka Anilkumar Payyappilly Vijayan was born in 1976 in Thrissur, Kerala. He is an Associate Professor of English at Government Arts and Science College, Pathiripala, Palakkad. His doctoral thesis, from Kannur University, Untouchability of the Unconscious: Containment and Disfigurement of Dalit Identity in Malayalam Cinema, uses Lacanian psychoanalysis to inquire into the construction of Dalit identity in Malayalam cinema.

He is the author of The Absent Color: Poems.