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Sachin Ketkar


Sachin C. Ketkar is a bilingual writer, translator, editor, blogger and researcher based in Baroda, Gujarat. His most recent book is a collection of Marathi articles on contemporary Marathi poetry, globalization and translation. He has written three books in English and has extensively translated present-day Marathi poetry. He has translated fiction by Jorge Luis Borges, Ted Hughes and Adam Thopre into Marathi. He won ‘Indian Literature Poetry Translation Prize’, given by Indian Literature Journal, Sahitya Akademi for translation of modern Gujarati poetry in 2000. Apart from rendering the 15th century Gujarati poet Narsinh Mehta for his doctoral research, he has also translated numerous modern Gujarati writers like Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh, Bhupen Khakkar, Jayant Khatri, Rajendra Patel, Nazir Mansuri and Mona Patrawala into English.