Minakshi Thakur currently works with Westland Publications as Publisher of its language imprint, EKA, which publishes original content and translations in ten Indian languages, including English. Previously, she worked with HarperCollins India, where she was in charge of its imprint for translations into English, Harper Perennial, and its Hindi publishing programme, Harper Hindi. She is also a poet and writer. Her collection of Hindi poems, Neend Ka Akhiri Pul, was shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in 2012. Her first novel, Lovers Like You and I, was shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013.
Anuvaad: Translating India
25th January, Friday 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM JBM Pavillion
Nirupama Kotru, Minakshi Thakur, Satyanand Nirupam, Kalpana Raina, Rita Chowdhury and Kannan Sundaram in conversation with Mini Krishnan