Apurva Iyengar Biography

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“Young achiever; Rising Star; Prodigious Poet; Gifted Child; Young Talent; Child Prodigy…”are the words of the Indian Print media, introducing Apurva and her poems to the world!
INDIA’S Youngest Poetess (Limca Book of Records,2003) , B.Y.Apurva Iyengar, is a versatile and a creative writer, born on Sep 5,1986, in Chitradurga (Karnataka state) and brought up in Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) . Apurva has been acknowledged as a child prodigy for her poetic talent. She has been composing poems in English and Hindi from a very tender age of 5 and her first book of verse Shri Satyapurva Poetry was published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan when she was just 12. She was featured in The Limca Book of Records of 2003 as the Youngest Poet in India. Her talent has been recognized and honoured by several literary organizations at State, National and International levels. She won a letter of appreciation from former Prime minister of India, Shri A.B.Vajpayee and also a Certificate recognizing her talent from Mr Chandrababu Naidu (Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh) in Nov 2001. Apurva’s poems have been appreciated for the message of peace they carry; patriotic fervour they arouse; spiritual insight and nature love that they exhibit. She was awarded the Pratibha Puraskar for being a young achiever by the AIPC, Khurja. Voices Net International Youth website awarded SPECIAL RECOGNITION to her poem ‘Life In Rhythm’. She won a special prize from Muse India, a literary e-journal in the muse contest 2008. Several awards and many certificates in various co-curricular activities are to her credit. She aspires to be a poetess of repute and an able IAS officer. Apurva tunes her songs, write stories, jingles, rhymes, songs, essays and articles which are frequently published online and in news dailies. She is one of the ‘youngest member’ of The Poetry Society of India, New Delhi. Apurva has also excelled academically (College topper in class 12) and has won many prizes as a student. For her prodigious talent, she has been featured in several newspapers and television channels including The Hindu, The Times of India, The New Indian Express, Deccan Chronicle, regional newspapers, NDTV, Doordarshan and regional television channels. Presently she is enrolled for a Masters course in Public Administration and is simultaneously preparing for the civil services examination.

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