Udayan Thakker is a post-modern Gujarati poet. English and Japanese translation of his poetry collections have been published England and Japan. He writes a weekly column on world poetry in the newspaper Janmabhumi and is the editor of poetryindia.com. He has recited his poetry at several countries abroad including the USA, Belgium, England, Kenya, Dubai, Muscat, and Portugal. His first book of poems was prescribed as a textbook at SNDT University, Mumbai, and two of his books have received ‘Best Poetry Collection of the Year’ awards (of Gujarat State Sahitya Academy and Gujarati Sahitya Parishad).