Udayan Thakker is a post modern Indian poet writing in Gujarati.
A volume of English translations of his poems has been published by Onslaught Press, England. He has spoken at All India Writers’ Conferences organised by Sahitya Akademi at New Delhi, Pune,Mizoram & Manipur.
A book of Japanese translations of his poems has been published by JUNPA. Udayan has recited poetry at about 25 places in U.S.A.(including at Harvard College, MA), Antwerp, London, Kenya, Dubai, Muscat, and Lisbon.
His first book of poems was prescribed as a textbook at SNDT University, Mumbai. Two of his books have received the award of ‘Best Poetry Collection of the Year’ (by Gujarat State Sahitya Acadamy, & Gujarati Sahitya Parishad.) He writes a weekly column on world poetry in the newspaper ‘Janmabhumi’. Udayan is Editor of poetryindia.com