Kavi Yakoob is a well-known name in the world of Telugu literature. He is a poet, researcher, writer, and singer. His publications include “Pravahinche Gnaapakam” (1992), “Sarihaddu Rekha” (2002), “Yedategani Prayaanam” (2009), and “Nadeemoolam Laanti Aa Yillu” (2016). “Arc of Unrest” (2000) is an English translation his poetry. He has authored eight books and edited twelve. He is also founder of “Kavisangamam”, a Telugu Poetry forum. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Telugu in Hyderabad.