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Sachin C. Ketkar

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Sachin C. Ketkar, is a writer, translator, editor and critic. He did his Masters in English Literature from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. His poems have been translated into Gujarati, Hindi and Telugu. He has read his poems and translations at several places like Kavi Bharti-5, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, 2010, SAARC Literary Festival, Agra 2009, SAARC Young Poet’s Meet, Puri, 2008, Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai, 2008, Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan , Nashik, 2005, Keshavsut Poetry Festival, Aurangabad, 2005, Loquations & Chauraha , NCPA, Mumbai 2005, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 2000. He has extensively translated present-day Marathi poetry, most of which is collected in the anthology Live Update: An Anthology of Recent Marathi Poetry, 2005 edited by him. Along with numerous recent Gujarati poets, he has rendered the fifteenth century Gujarati poet Narsinh Mehta into English. He has also translated the work of the well-known contemporary Gujarati short story writers Nazir Mansuri and Mona Patrawala. His critical writings and translations have appeared in reputed English and Marathi journals. He holds a doctorate in Translation Studies from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat and works as Professor in the Department of English, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.  He won the ‘Indian Literature Poetry Translation Prize’, given by Indian Literature Journal, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi in 2000.