Vinay Dharwadker teaches Indian languages and literatures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also serves as the director of the Centre for South Asia. He is the author of a book of poems, Sunday at the Lodi Gardens (1994), and an editor of The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry (1994), a co-editor of The Collected Poems of A.K. Ramanujan (1995), and the general editor of The Collected Essays of A.K. Ramanujan (1999). He has published translations of modern Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, and Punjabi poetry, as well as essays on literary theory, translation studies and Indian English literature.