Minakshi Thakur works as a publisher at HarperCollins India. She is Publisher for the imprints Harper Perennial, an imprint for translations, and Harper Hindi.
She is also a bi-lingual poet and writer. Her first book, An Indian Evening, a collection of poems in English, was published by Writers Workshop in 2002. She has since published two collections of Hindi poems: Jab Utthi Yavanika (2003); and Neend Ka Akhiri Pul (2010),which was shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2012. She has been fellow to many international writers residencies. Her first novel, Lovers Like You and I, was shortlisted for the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize 2013, and she is now working on her second novel.