Anil Joshi

Anil Joshi

Anil Joshi

Poet, Essayist

Anil Joshi is a poet and essayist from Gujarat. He won Sahitya Akademi Award for Gujarati in 1990 for his essay collection Statue (1988). His significant works includes Kadach (1970; Collection of poems), Barafna Pankhi (1981; Collection of poems) and Pavan Ni Vyaspithe (1988; Collection of Essay). He announced in October 2015 that he will return award over killing of rationalist M. M. Kalburgi and others.