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Kalugumalai, India
OccupationPoet, Engineer
Alma materThiagarajar College of Engineering
Periodfrom 2011
Notable works
  • Kalam Kaalam Aatam
  • Vaal
Notable awardsYuva Puraskar

Sabarinathan is a Tamil writer from Kalugumalai in Thoothukudi District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

He is one of the notable modern poets in Tamil. His first collection titled Kalam Kaalam Aatam was published in 2011[1], a year after he completed Electronics and Communications Engineering at Thiagarajar Engineering College in Madurai. He works with Tamil Nadu government’s Department of Employment and Training in Chennai.

Mr. Sabarinathan, who admires the poems of Pramil, Devadevan and Devathachan in Tamil, has translated a few works of Swedish poet and Nobel Laureate Tomas Transtromer in Tamil. He has also written literary criticism. His poetry revolves around different aspects of contemporary life.

His second poetry collection Vaal was released in 2016. He received Kumarakurubaran award from Vishnupuram Literary Circle in 2017 [2]. He also received Yuva Puraskar award from Sahitya Akademi in 2019.


  1. ^ "Two Tamil writers get Sahitya Akademi awards".
  2. ^ "கவிஞர் சபரிநாதனுக்கு சாகித்ய அகாடமியின் யுவ புரஸ்கார் விருது!".