Jeet Thayil

Jeet Thayil was born in Mamalasserie, Kerala, and educated in Bombay, Hongkong and New York. His four poetry collections include English and These Errors Are Correct, which won the 2013 Sahitya Akademi Award for poetry in English. He is the editor of 60 Indian Poets and The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets, and is a visiting professor of poetry at the University of Goa. He wrote the libretto for Babur in London, which toured Switzerland and the United Kingdom in 2012.

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