Vihang A. Naik

Vihang A. Naik was born in Surat, Gujarat on September 2, 1969. He is Indian poetry writing in English and translates Gujarati language poetry into English. His English language poems have appeared in literary journals such as:  Indian Literature : A Sahitya Akademi Bi-Monthly Journal , Kavya Bharati , POESIS : A Journal of Poetry Circle , Mumbai , The Journal of The Poetry Society ( India ) , The Journal of Indian Writing In English , The Journal of Literature and Aesthetics , The Brown Critique ,The Poetry Chain among other significant journals. He is educated from The M.S. University of Baroda with Philosophy , Indian and English Literature . He had his primary schooling from Navrachana School of Baroda  ,Gujarat .

His significant collection of poems Poetry Manifesto ( New & Selected Poems ) is  published by IndiaLog Publications Pvt Ltd ( New Delhi ) in 2010.   His  collection of poems include Making A Poem published by Allied Publishers’ ( Mumbai ) in 2004 . His first collection of poems includes City Times and Other Poems published in 1993.

His Gujarati collection of poems include Jeevangeet ( Gujarati Poems ) published by Navbharat Sahitya Mandir ( Ahmedabad ) in 2001 dedicated to the cause of victims of Gujarat Earthquake 26th January , 2001 . He also translates poetry written in  Gujarati language into English including his own Gujarati Language poems into English.

He taught English at Colleges affiliated to Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University , Patan . First at Smt. Desai Arts and Commerce College during 1996-67. He now teaches English at Shree Ambaji Arts College , North Gujarat, India since July, 1997. He literary info can be found at website :

http://www.vihang.org