Saleel Wagh

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Saleel Wagh is a Marathi poet, translator and critic based in Pune.


Saleel Wagh a leading Marathi poet, was born in 1967 in Rajkot, Gujarat. He has 7 collections of poetry on his credit. His collections include Nivadak Kavita (1996), Sadhyachya Kavita (2005), Aadhichya Kavita (2007) a Marathi translation of a major Hindi poet Shamsher Bahadur Singh (1911–1993), Blog Pahila, (a collection of critical articles on contemporary Marathi poetry), Racecourse aani Itar Kavita (2009), Junya Kavita (2010), UlatSulat (2011), Saheli Tijjan (2012). His books Nivdak Kavita and Racecourse aani Iter Kavita left deep impact on the contemporary Marathi literature, poetry in particular. [1]

He was associated with Radical Humanist Association in the 1990s. He has been awarded ` Shabdavedh' Sanman for Marathi poetry for the year 2006.[2]

He says, "poetry is crypcisiology and the poet is a crypsologiest of culture".[3]


Poetry Collections

  • Nivadak Kavita
  • Aadhichya Kavita
  • Sadhyachya Kavita
  • Racecourse Ani Itar kavita (2008)
  • Junya kavita (2010)
  • Ulatsulat (2011)
  • Nyari Nyari Diwangi- Saheli Tijjan (2011)


  • Samsher Bahadur Singhchya Kavita

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Online Poems[edit]