Minakshi Thakur

Minakshi Thakur

Writer & Hindi and Senior Commissioning Editor, HarperCollins Publishers India

Minakshi Thakur is the Hindi and Senior Commissioning Editor at HarperCollins Publishers India. She runs the translations imprint Harper Perennial. She is also a poet and writer. Her first book, An Indian Evening, a collection of poems in English was published in 2002. She has since published two collections of Hindi poems titled Jab Utthi Yavanika and Neend Ka Akhiri Pul, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar. In the same year, she was awarded the Sangam House Fellowship, an international writers’ residency in Bengaluru. Her first novel, Lovers Like You and I, was shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013.



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