Wednesday, February 10, 2010

MARATHI WRITER

* Kusum Abhyankar (कुसुम अभ्यंकर): Writer of novels.
http://www.erasik.net/books/bypub/Bhagavanadas%20Hiraji%20Prakashan/page3/


* Madhav Achawal (माधव अचवल) (1925-1980): Wrote literary criticism for Satyakatha (सत्यकथा) under the name Rasik (रसिक). http://erasik.com/books/by/ACHAVAL%20MADHAV/page1/


* M. N. Advant (म. ना. अदवंत): Wrote collections of short essays Manache Sankalp (मनाचे संकल्प) and Manachi Mushafari (मनाची मुशाफरी), and a collection of short stories Sanjiwani (संजीवनी). Painjan (पैंजण) is his collection of poetry by Marathi shahir (शाहीर). Wrote Marathitil Kahi Kathakar (मराठीतील काही कथाकार) (1970).


* Gopal Ganesh Agarkar (गोपाळ गणेश आगरकर)


* Ganesh Janardan Agashe (गणेश जनार्दन आगाशे): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) at Indur in 1917. Wrote a few elegies, including Birudawali (बिरुदावली) concerning Mahadev Govind Ranade.


* Sukanya Agashe (सुकन्या आगाशे) (b. 1944): Writer of short stories. Na Lihileli Pane (न लिहिलेली पाने) is the title of one of her two story collections. Wrote autobiographical जगाचा डॉक्टर द्वारकादास कोटणीस.


* Satish Alekar (सतीश आळेकर)


* Anant Sadashiv Altekar (अनंत सदाशिव आळतेकर)


* Malika Amar Sheikh (मलिका अमरशेख)


* Sohirobanath Ambiye (सहिरोबानाथ आंबिये): An 18th century poet from Goa.


* Amrutaray (अमृतराय) (1698-1753): Poet from Aurangabad. Introduced Katav vrutta (कटाव वृत्त) into Marathi.


* Madhav Shrihari Ane (माधव श्रीहरि अणे): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) at Gwalher in 1928. Received Padma Vibhushan Award in 1968.


* Hari Narayan Apte (हरी नारायण आपटे)


* Narayan Hari Apte (नारायण हरी आपटे)


* Mohan Apte (मोहन आपटे)


* Prahlad Keshav Atre (प्रह्लाद केशव अत्रे)


* Anil Awachat (अनिल अवचट)


* Sarojini Babar (सरोजिनी बाबर)


* Raja Badhe (राजा बढे)


* Asha Bage (आशा बागे): Received in 2007 a Sahitya Akademi Award for her novel Bhoomi (भूमी).


* Baburao Bagul (बाबुराव बागूल)


* Ashok Bagwe (अशोक बागवे): Poet. Alam (आलम) is the title of his poem collection.


* Bahinabai (बहिणाबाई)


* Honaji Bal (होनाजी बाळ) (1754-1844): A shahir (शाहीर) poet.


* Vidya Bal (विद्या बाळ)


* Shrinivas Narayan Banhatti (श्रीनिवास नारायण बनहट्टी) (1901-1975): Received in 1969 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his biographical work Natyacharya Deval-Govinda Ballal Deval Yanche Charitra, Vangmaya, Jeevankarya (नाट्याचार्य देवल- गोविंद बल्लाळ देवल यांचे चरित्र, वाङ्मय, जीवनकार्य).


* Rajendra Banhatti (राजेन्द्र बनहट्टी)


* Hira Banasode (हिरा बनसोडे): Poetess. Purnima (पूर्णिमा), Phiryad ('फिर्याद), and Phoenix (फिनिक्स) are the titles of her three poem collections. Has written novel Abhala-ewadhi(आभाळाएवढी). http://maharashtratimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/3505084.cms


* Vasant Vaman Bapat (वसंत वामन बापट)


* Achyut Barve (अच्युत बर्वे) (d. 1982): Novelist. Wrote novel Kaleidoscope (क्यालिडोस्कोप) besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a17410〈=marathi


* Vinayak Laxman Barve (विनायक लक्ष्मण बर्वे) (1896-1948): Wrote short stories, short essays, novels, poems, and plays. Wrote novel Muchkund Dari (मुचकुंद दरी) (1940).


* Dinkar Keshav Bedekar (दिनकर केशव बेडेकर) (1910-1973): Wrote Dharma Chintan (धर्मचिंतन).


* Malati Vishram Bedekar (मालती विश्राम बेडेकर)


* Vishram Bedekar (विश्राम बेडेकर)


* Narayan Keshav Behere (नारायण केशव बेहेरे): Poet and historian. Wrote in English The Background of Maratha Renaissance in the 17th Century (1946). Wrote the elegy Smarani (स्मरणी).


* Ganapati Vasudev Behere (गणपती वासुदेव बेहेरे): Editor of periodical Sobat (सोबत) in which he wrote a literary column Gawaksh (गवाक्ष), and another column, Kataksha (कटाक्ष). Used Anil Vishwas (अनिल विश्वास) as one of his pen names.


* Durga Bhagwat (दुर्गा भागवत)


* S. J. Bhagwat (श्री. ज. भागवत): Wrote Jivan-Chintan (जीवन-चिंतन) (1958).


* Indrajit Bhalerao (इंद्रजित भालेराव): Poet.


* Suresh Shridhar Bhat (सुरेश श्रीधर भट)


* Purushottam Bhaskar Bhave (पुरुषोत्तम भास्कर भावे)


* Vinayak Laxman Bhave (विनायक लक्ष्मण भावे) (1871-1926): Wrote in 1919 Maharashtra Saraswat (महाराष्ट्र सारस्वत) concerning old Marathi literature. (Shankar Gopal Tulpule (शंकर गोपाळ तुळपुळे) revised it in 1951.)


* Vinayak Narahari Bhave (विनायक नरहरी भावे) (विनोबा भावे)


* Vishnudas Bhave (विष्णुदास भावे)


* Subhash Bhende (सुभाष भेंडे)


* D. T. Bhosle (द. ता. भोसले): Writer of short stories, novels, essays, and literary criticism. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a42769〈=marathi http://mr.wikipedia.org/wiki/


* Dinkar Dattatrey Bhosle (दिनकर दत्तात्रेय भोसले) (b. 1930): Wrote under the female pen name Charuta Sagar (चारुता सागर) Nagin (नागिन), a collection of his short stories pertaining to rural life in Maharashtra.


* Padmini Biniwale (पद्मिनी बिनिवाले): Writer of short stories.


* Milind Bokil (मिलिंद बोकिल)



* Vishnu Vinayak Bokil (विष्णु विनायक बोकिल) (1907-1973) : Wrote short stories.


* Raosaheb Ranganath Borade (रावसाहेब रंगनाथ बोराडे) (1940-?): Wrote novel Pachola (पाचोळा).


* Balakrishna Bhagwant Borkar (बाळकृष्ण भगवन्त बोरकर)


* Vinayak Adinath Buwa (विनायक आदिनाथ बुवा)


* Narayan Govind Chapekar (नारायण गोविंद चापेकर)


* Bahinabai Chaudhari (बहिणाबाई चौधरी)


* Sopandev Chaudhari (सोपानदेव चौधरी) (d. 1982): Poet. (Son of Bahinabai Chaudhari.)


* Krushnashastri Chiplunkar (कृष्णशास्त्री चिपळूणकर)


* Vishnushastri Krushnashastri Chiplunkar (विष्णुशास्त्री कृष्णशास्त्री चिपळूणकर)

* Sharachchandra Chirmule (शरच्चंद्र चिरमुले) (1931-1992): Writer of Shri-Shillak (श्रीशिल्लक), a collection of short stories.


* Maruti Chitampalli (मारुती चितंपल्ली)


* Dilip Purushottam Chitre (दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे)


* Chokhamela (चोखामेळा)


* Vaman Krushna Chorghade (वामन कृष्ण चोरघडे)


* Vasant Abaji Dahake (वसंत आबाजी डहाके)


* Jaywant Dalvi (जयवंत दळवी)


* Hamid Dalwai (हमीद दलवाई)


* Krishnaji Keshav Damle (कृष्णाजी केशव दामले) (केशवसुत)

* Gopal Nilkanth Dandekar (गोपाल नीलकंठ दांडेकर)

* Malati Madhav Dandekar (मालती माधव दांडेकर) (1911-1986): Writer of short stories, novels, and literature for children. Wrote Wiwahanantar (विवाहानंतर) and play Murti (मूर्ति).

* Ramchandra Narayan Dandekar (रामचंद्र नारायण दांडेकर)

* Vinayak Pandurang Dandekar (विनायक पांडुरंग दांडेकर): Writer of short essays.

* Anil Dange (अनिल डांगे): Writer of short stories. Swastik (स्वस्तिक ) is the title of one of his books.

* Arjun Dangle (अर्जुन डांगळे): Poet. Chhawani Halate Ahe (छावणी हलते आहे) is the title of his poem collection.

* Govind Dattatray Darekar (गोविंद दत्तात्रय दरेकर) (1874-1926): Wrote poetry with nationalistic fervor under the pen name Kavi Govind (कवि गोविंद). Many of his poems, including रणावीण स्वातंत्र्य कोणा मिळाले?, were proscribed by the then British government ruling over India.

* Purshottam Darvhekar (पुरुषोत्तम दार्व्हेकर) (1926–1999): Playwright, actor, director. Wrote the play Katyar Kalajat Ghusali (कट्यार काळजात घुसली).

* Snehalata Dasanurkar (स्नेहलता दसनूरकर) (d. 2003): Writer of short stories. http://erasik.com/books/
* Chhaya Datar (छाया दातार): Writer of short stories.

* Prabhakar Janardan Datar (प्रभाकर जनार्दन दातार) (c. 1755-1843): Shahir poet popularly known as Prabhakar.

* Datta Davajekar (दत्ता डावजेकर): Poet.

* Pravin Davane (प्रवीण दवणे): Writer of poetry, short stories, and essays. http://erasik.com/books/by/Davane%20Pravin/page1/ http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a16622〈=marathi

* Ramchandra Dekhane (रामचंद्र देखणे)

* Kamal Desai (कमल देसाई) (b. 1928): Writer of short stories. Ratrandin Amha Yudhhacha Prasang (रात्रंदिन आम्हा युद्धाचा प्रसंग) (1962), Kala Surya (काळा सूर्य), and Hat Ghalnari Bai (हॅट घालणारी बाई) (1975) are some of the collections of her short stories, the last one having been translated into English.

* Mrunalini Desai (मृणालिनी देसाई)

* Ranjit Desai (रणजित देसाई)

* Gopal Hari Deshmukh (गोपाळ हरी देशमुख)

* Sadanand Namdev Deshmukh (सदानंद नामदेव देशमुख): Received in 2004 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Baromas (बारोमास).

* Atmaram Ravaji Deshpande (आत्माराम रावजी देशपांडे)

* Gajanan Tryambak Deshpande (गजानन त्र्यंबक देशपांडे) (1910-1989): A scholar of Sanskrit literature. Received in 1959 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his work Bharatiya Sahitya Shastra (भारतीय साहित्यशास्त्र).

* Gauri Deshpande (गौरी देशपांडे)

* Govind Purushottam Deshpande (गोविंद पुरुषोत्तम देशपांडे)

* Kusumavati Deshpande (कुसुमावती देशपांडे)

* Madhav Kashinath Deshpande (माधव काशीनाथ देशपांडे)

* Nagorao Ghanashyam Deshpande (नागोराव घनश्याम देशपांडे)

* Purushottam Laxman Deshpande (पुरुषोत्तम लक्ष्मण देशपांडे)

* Purushottam Yashawant Deshpande (पुरुषोत्तम यशवंत देशपांडे): Received in 1962 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his work Anamikachi Chintanika (अनामिकाची चिंतनिका). (He was the father of Nirmala Deshpande.)

* Sunita Deshpande (सुनीता देशपांडे)

* Waman Achyut Deshpande (वामन अच्युत देशपांडे): Biographer. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a78960〈=marathi

* Yashawant Dev (यशवंत देव): Poet. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a56725〈=marathi

* Jyotsna Keshav Devadhar (ज्योत्स्ना केशव देवधर) (b. 1926): Writer of short stories primarily concerning women's issues. Her short story collections include Winjhanwara (विंझणवारा), Pangharun (Sayali) (पांघरूण (सायली) ), Tejaswini Yachi Janmi (तेजस्विनी याचि जन्मी), Muthabhar Manusaki (मूठभर माणुसकी), and Niwadak Jyotsna Devadhar (निवडक ज्योत्स्ना देवधर). http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a37786〈=marathi http://majesticprakashan.com/?q=user/70/track

* Govind Ballal Deval (गोविंद बल्लाळ देवल)

* Narayan Dharap (नारायण धारप)

* Namdeo Laxman Dhasal (नामदेव लक्ष्मण ढसाळ)

* Aruna Ramchandra Dhere (अरुणा रामचंद्र ढेरे)

* Ramchandra Chintamani Dhere (रामचंद्र चिंतामणी ढेरे)

* Madhukar Vasudev Dhond (मधुकर वासुदेव धोंड)

* Ashwini Ramesh Dhongade (अश्विनी रमेश धोंगडे): Poetess and writer of novels and children's literature. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%A7%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%A1%E0%A5%87%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%B6%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%80%20%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%AE%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%B6/page1/

* Raghunath Vaman Dighe (रघुनाथ वामन दिघे)

* Muktabai Dixit (मुक्ताबाई दीक्षित)

* Dnyaneshwar (ज्ञानेश्वर)

* Mahesh Elkunchwar (महेश एलकुंचवार)

* Eknath (एकनाथ)

* D. V. Fafe (फफे): Poet.

* Bal Gadgil (बाळ गाडगीळ): Humorist.

* Gangadhar Gopal Gadgil (गंगाधर गोपाळ गाडगीळ)

* Narahar Vishnu Gadgil (नरहर विष्णु गाडगीळ)

* Ram Ganesh Gadkari (राम गणेश गडकरी)

* Laxman Maruti Gaikwad (लक्ष्मण मारुती गायकवाड) (b. 1956): Received a Sahitya Akademi Award in 1988 for his autobiographical Uchalya (उचल्या).

* Monika Gajendragadkar (मोनिका गजेंद्रगडकर): Writer of short stories and editor at Mauj Prakashan. Aart (आर्त) and Bhoop (भूप) are two collections of her short stories. (Daughter of Vidyadhar Pundalik.)

* Saraswati Gangadhar (सरस्वती गंगाधर)

* Prabha Ganorkar (प्रभा गानोरकर): Poetess. Co-compiler of Wangmayin Samdnya-Sankalpana Kosh (वाङ्मयीन संज्ञा-संकल्पना कोश)

* Shankar Kashinath Garge (शंकर काशीनाथ गर्गे) (1889-1931): Wrote 51 short one-act plays and soliloquies (नाट्यछटा) under the pen name Diwakar (दिवाकर).

* Rajan Gavas (राजन गवस): Received in 2001 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Tanakat (टणकट).

* Dattatreya Kondo Ghate (दत्तात्रेय कोंडो घाटे): Wrote poetry under the pen name Kavi Datta (कवि दत्त).

* Viththal Dattatreya Ghate (विठ्ठल दत्तात्रेय घाटे)

* Anantphandi Gholap (अनंतफंदी घोलप) (1744-?): A shahir (शाहीर) poet commonly known by his first name अनंतफंदी.

* Mangala Godbole (मंगला गोडबोले)

* Parashuram Ballal Godbole (पुरुषोत्तम बल्लाळ गोडबोले) (1799-1874): Translated into Marathi some Sanskrit literature such as UttarRamCharit (उत्तररामचरित), Shakuntal (शाकुंतल), and Mruchchhakatik (मृच्छकटिक). Compiled Navanit (नवनीत), a collection of poetry by earlier poets. Wrote a critic Kekadarsha (केकादर्श) on Kekavali (केकावली) by Moropant.

* Manik Sitaram Godghate (माणिक सीताराम गोडघाटे) (b. 1940): Poet. Pen name Grace (ग्रेस). Chandramadhawiche Pradesh (चंद्रमाधवीचे प्रदेश), Rajaputra Ani Darling (राजपुत्र आणि डार्लिंग), and Sandhyakalachya Kawita ( संध्याकाळच्या कविता) are the titles of three of his poem collections.

* Dattatraya Ganesh Godse (दत्तात्रय गणेश गोडसे)

* Vishnubhat Godse (विष्णुभट गोडसे) (1827–1904): Wrote an eyewitness account of the unsuccessful struggle of India in 1857 to overthrow the rule over it of British East India Company: Majha Prawas (माझा प्रवास अथवा सन १८५७ सालच्या बंडाची हकिकत).

* Mandakini Gogate (मंदाकिनी गोगटे)

* Shakuntala Gogate (शकुंतला गोगटे) (1930-1991): Writer of short stories and novels. http://mr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%B6%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%BE_%E0%A4%97%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%9F%E0%A5%87

* Arvind Gokhale (अरविंद गोखले)

* Dattatraya Narsinha Gokhale (दत्तात्रय नरसिंह गोखले) (1922 – ): Received in 1961 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his biographical work Dr. Ketkar (डॉ. केतकर).

* Vidyadhar S. Gokhale (विद्याधर गोखले)

* Padma Gole (पद्मा गोळे)

* Narayan Ganesh Gore (नारायण गणेश गोरे)

* Chandrashekhar Gorhe (चंद्रशेखर गोर्‍हे) (1871-1937): Poet. Pen name Kavi Chandrashekhar (कवि चंद्रशेखर). Had been designated as Rajkavi (राजकवि) of Baroda.

* Deepa Gowarikar (दीपा गोवारीकर): Writer of short stories. Majhe Pan Wishwa (माझे पण विश्व), Sashtanga Dhappa (साष्टांग धप्प), and Wasa (वसा) are the titles of her three books.

* Gangadhar Balwant Gramopadhye (गंगाधर बळवंत ग्रामोपाध्ये) (1909-2002): Wrote on Marathi sant (संत) literature, medieval literature, and Marathi language.

* Nilima Gundi (नीलिमा गुंडी): Poetess and literary critic. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_book.cgi?bookId=b24003〈=marathi

* Ramchandra Bhikaji Gunjikar (रामचंद्र भिकाजी गुंजीकर)

* Narayan Murlidhar Gupte (नारायण मुरलीधर गुप्ते): Wrote poems under the pen name Bee.

* Vasant Gurjar (वसंत गुर्जर): Poet. Aranya (अरण्य) is the title of a collection of his poems.

* Viththal Sitaram Gurjar (विठ्ठल सीताराम गुर्जर) (1885-1962): Wrote short stories and poetry. Translated Rakhaldas Banerjee's Shashank into Marathi.

* Vitthal Waman Hadap (विठ्ठल वामन हडप) (1899–1960): Wrote semihistorical novels about the 18th century rule of Peshawe in Maharashtra, including Peshawaitil Paschim Digwijay (पेशवाईतील पश्चिमदिग्विजय) and Kadambarimay Peshawai (कादंबरीमय पेशवाई).

* Lakshmanshastri Moreshwarshastri Halbe (लक्ष्मणशास्त्री मोरेश्वरशास्त्री हळबे) (1831-1904). Wrote novel Muktamala (मुक्तामाला) (1861).

* Madhukar Dattatreya Hatakananglekar (मधुकर दत्तात्रेय हातकणंगलेकर)

* Prakash Holkar (प्रकाश होळकर): Poet. Korade Nakshatra (कोरडे नक्षत्र) is the title of his poem collection.

* Hemant V. Inamdar (हेमंत वि. इनामदार): Writer of books on sant literature (संतवाङ्मय). http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a74376〈=marathi

* Nagnath S. Inamdar (नागनाथ सं. इनामदार)

* Pratima Ingole (प्रतिमा इंगोळे): Writer of short stories and novels. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%87%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%97%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%87%20%E0%A4%AA%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%BE/page5/ http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a69012〈=marathi

* Suhasini Irlekar (सुहासिनी इर्लेकर): Poetess and literary critic. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%87%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B9%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%80/page1/ http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a98994〈=marathi

* R. G. Jadhav (रा. ग. जाधव)

* Balshastri Jambhekar (आचार्य बाळशास्त्री जांभेकर) (1810-1846): Started the first Marathi newspaper Mumbai Darpan (मुंबई दर्पण) in 1832 at his age 22.

* Janabai (जनाबाई)

* Anand Vinayak Jategoankar (आनंद विनायक जातेगांवकर): Wrote play Jyacha Tyacha Vithoba (ज्याचा त्याचा विठोबा).

* Shankar Dattatraya Javdekar (शंकर दत्तात्रय जावडेकर)

* Ramchandra Shripad Jog (रामचंद्र श्रीपाद जोग)

* Hemant Jogalekar (हेमंत जोगळेकर): Poet.

* Yogini Jogalekar (योगिनी जोगळेकर) (1925-2005): Wrote 50 novels, 39 collections of short stories, and some collections of poems, including poems for children. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%9C%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%B3%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%AF%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%80/page1/

* Chintaman Vinayak Joshi (चिंतामण विनायक जोशी)

* Laxmanshastri Balaji Joshi (लक्ष्मणशास्त्री बाळाजी जोशी)

* Mahadevshastri Joshi (महादेवशास्त्री जोशी)

* Prahlad Narhar Joshi (प्रह्लाद नरहर जोशी)

* R. B. Joshi (रा. भि. जोशी) (1903-1992): Wrote travelogue Watchal (वाटचाल); and Sathawani (साठवणी), Uthaw (उथव), Jhamman (झम्मन), and Majal Darmajal (मजल दरमजल).

* Ram Jagannath Joshi (राम जगन्नाथ जोशी) (1758-1813): A shahir (शाहीर) poet popularly known as रामजोशी.

* Sanjay Joshi (संजय जोशी): Novelist. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a7648〈=marathi

* Shrikrishna Janardan Joshi (श्रीकृष्ण जनार्दन जोशी)

* Shripad Raghunath Joshi (श्रीपाद रघुनाथ जोशी)

* Sudhakar Dattatraya Joshi (सुधाकर दत्तात्रय जोशी): Coedited with G. Y. Kamat and Anand Nadkarni Keshavsut Samiksha (केशवसुत समीक्षा).

* Vaman Gopal Joshi (वामन गोपाळ जोशी) (1881-1956): A journalist and playwright. Wrote play Rakshasi Mahatwakansha (राक्षसी महत्त्वाकांक्षा).
* Vaman Malhar Joshi (वामन मल्हार जोशी)

* Yashwant Gopal Joshi (यशवंत गोपाळ जोशी) (1901–1963): Writer of short stories. Editor/Publisher of monthly Prasad (प्रसाद). Chaired Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in 1947. Shewagyachya Shenga (शेवग्याच्या शेंगा), Dudhachi Ghagar (दुधाची घागर), Tarang (तरंग), and Kimaya Kagadachi (किमया कागदाची) are the titles of collections of his short stories and essays.

* Baba Kadam (बाबा कदम): Writer of short stories and novels. http://www.rasik.com/library/author_list.asp?AuthorOId=82621http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?skip=20&authorId=a82621〈=marathi

* Asavari Kakde (आसावरी काकडे): Poetess. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a2147〈=marathi

* Chandrakant Kakodkar (चंद्रकान्त काकोडकर)(1921-1988): Wrote novels, including Shyama (श्यामा) (1963).

* Keshav Narayan Kale (केशव नारायण काळे) (1904–1974): Critic, translator, film script writer, and actor associated with Prabhat Studio (प्रभात स्टुडिओ) .

* Shripad Ramkrushna Kale (श्रीपाद रामकृष्ण काळे) (d. 1999): Writer of short stories. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a61712〈=marathi

* Vasant Purushottam Kale (वसंत पुरुषोत्तम काळे)

* R. A. Kalele (रा. अ. काळेले): Poet. Collection of poems: Roopmati (रूपमती). Had been designated as Rajkavi (राजकवि). Wrote the critique Tambe: Ek Adhyayan (तांबे: एक अध्ययन) concerning the works of poet Bhaskar Ramchandra Tambe.

* Dattatreya Balkrushna Kalelkar (दत्तात्रेय बालकृष्ण कालेलकर) (popularly known as काका कालेलकर)

* Narayan Govind Kalelkar (नारायण गोविंद कालेलकर)

* Madhusudan Kalelkar (मधुसूदन कालेलकर) (b. 1924): Poet and playwright.

* Satish Kalsekar (सतीश कळसेकर): Poet. Indriyopawishad (इंद्रियोपविषद) is the title of a collection of his poems.

* Namdev Kamble (नामदेव कांबळे): Wrote novels Sanjarang (सांजरंग), Oon Sawali (ऊनसावली), and RaghawaWel (राघववेल), the last one receiving a Sahitya Akademi Award in 1995.

* Pandurang Vaman Kane (पांडुरंग वामन काणे)

* Anant Kanekar (अनंत काणेकर)

* Shirish Kanekar (शिरीष कणेकर)

* Shankar Keshav Kanetkar (शंकर केशव कानेटकर) (1893-1974): Wrote poetry under the pen name Girish (गिरीश). He was a member of Ravikiran Mandal, (रविकिरण मंडळ), a group of poets. (Father of playwright Vasant Kanetkar and classical singer Madhusudan Kanetkar.)

* Vasant Shankar Kanetkar (वसंत शंकर कानेटकर)

* Kanhopatra (कान्होपात्रा)

* Kashibai Kanitkar (काशीबाई कानिटकर)

* Madhav Kanitkar (माधव कानिटकर): Writer of short stories, novels, and literature for children. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%9F%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A7%E0%A4%B5/page1/

* Vasudeo Govind Kanitkar (वासुदेव गोविंद कानिटकर): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Pune in 1906.

* V. R. Kant (वा. रा. कांत) (1913-1991): Poet. Marangandha (मरणगंध), Welanti (वेलांटी), and Wajali Wijechi Tali (वाजली विजेची टाळी) are the titles of his three poem collections.

* Raghunath Pandurang Karandikar (रघुनाथ पांडुरंग करंदीकर): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Satara in 1905.

* Vinayak Janardan Karandikar (विनायक जनार्दन करंदीकर) (1872–1909): Wrote poems under the pen name Kavi Vinayak (कवि विनायक).

* Govind Vinayak Karandikar (गोविंद विनायक करंदीकर) popularly known as विंदा करंदीकर

* Madhu Mangesh Karnik (मधु मंगेश कर्णिक)

* Irawati Karve (इरावती कर्वे)

* Janardan Nilkanth Karve (जनार्दन नीळकंठ कर्वे): Wrote popular science articles.

* Madhav Keshav Katdare (माधव केशव काटदरे) (1892-1958): Kavi Madhav Yanchi Kavita (कवि माधव यांची कविता) is a collection of his poems.

* Yashodhara Katkar (यशोधरा काटकर) (b 1954): Wrote Banjaryache Ghar (बंजार्‍याचे घर), Apporva, Alaukik, Ekameva (अपूर्व, अलौकिक, एकमेव), Prawas-Paryatanache Nawe Pailoo (प्रवासपर्यटनाचे नवे पैलू), Swayam Shikshit, Swayam Prakashit (स्वयं शिक्षित, स्वयं प्रकाशित), Moolmantra Kariarcha (मूलमंत्र करिअरचा), and Third Person.

* Dattatray Raghunath Kavthekar (दत्त रघुनाथ कवठेकर)

* Madhukar Keche (मधुकर केचे)

* Anant Viththal Keer (अनंत विठ्ठल कीर): Pen name Dhananjay Keer (धनंजय कीर).

* Girija Keer (गिरिजा कीर)

* Ashok Ramchandra Kelkar (अशोक रामचंद्र केळकर)

* Dattatraya Keshav Kelkar (दत्तात्रय केशव केळकर): Wrote Sanskruti Sangam (संस्कृति-संगम), Kawyalochan (काव्यालोचन), and Wadali Ware (वादळी वारे).

* Digambar Gangadhar Kelkar (दिगंबर गंगाधर केळकर) (1896-1990): Wrote poems under the pen name Adnyatwasi (अज्ञातवासी).

* Diwakar Krushna Kelkar (दिवाकर कृष्ण केळकर)

* G. K. Kelkar (केळकर): Wrote Marathi Sahityache Simhavalokan (मराठी साहित्याचे सिंहावलोकन) (1966).

* Girijabai Kelkar (गिरिजाबाई केळकर): Writer of short stories in the early part of the 20th century. (Daughter of Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar.)

* Manohar Mahadev Kelkar (मनोहर महादेव केळकर) (1913-1994): Edited literary monthly Vangmay-Shobha (वाङ्‌मयशोभा) for many years starting in 1939. The book Te Maajhe Ghar (ते माझे घर) contains a collection of his articles.

* Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar (नरसिंह चिंतामण केळकर)

* Y. N. Kelkar (य. न. केळकर): Historian. Compiled Marathi ballads from earlier times in Aitihasik Powade (ऐतिहासिक पोवाडे) in two volumes. He also wrote Wasaicha Sangram (वसईचा संग्राम).

* Mahesh Keluskar (महेश केळुसकर): Poet. Jhinajhinat (झिनझिनाट) is the title of a collection of his poetry. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a33214〈=marathi

* Shridhar Venkatesh Ketkar (श्रीधर वेंकटेश केतकर)

* Krushnaji Prabhakar Khadilkar (कृष्णाजी प्रभाकर खाडिलकर)

* D. P. Khambete (द. पां. खांबेटे)

* Rajan Khan (राजन खान)

* Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar (विष्णु सीताराम खांडेकर)

* Chintamani Tryambak Khanolkar (चिंतामणी त्र्यंबक खानोलकर)

* Shankar Ramchandra Kharat (शंकर रामचंद्र खरात)

* Ganesh Hari Khare (गजानन हरि खरे): A historian member of Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal (भारत इतिहास संशोधक मंडळ), Pune. ShivaShahir Babasaheb Purandare (शिवशाहीर बाबासाहेब पुरंदरे) is his disciple.

* Sandeep Khare (संदीप खरे)

* Suresh Khare (सुरेश खरे): Playwright. His 29 plays are listed in http://www.sureshkhare.com/playwright.php and http://www.sureshkhare.com/playwright_m.php.

* Vasudevshastri Khare (वासुदेवशास्त्री खरे) (1858-1924): A historian and playwright. (There is a chapter on him in Chintamanrao Kolhatkar's Bahurupi (बहुरूपी) book.)

* Shrinivas Kharkar (श्रीनिवास खारकर): Poet.

* Jagadish Khebudkar (जगदीश खेबुडकर) (b. 1932): Poet. Has written over 2,500 lyrics for over 300 Marathi movies, and over 3,500 poems.

* Visoba Khechar (विसोबा खेचर): A sant (संत) poet.

* B. D. Kher (भ. दा. खेर): Historical novelist.

* Chandrakant Khot (चंद्रकांत खोत): Wrote Sanyashyachi Sawali (संन्याशाची सावली), Bimba Pratibimba (बिंब प्रतिबिंब), Anathancha Nath (अनाथांचा नाथ), and Apabhraunsha (अपभ्रंश).

* Madhav Vinayak Kibe (माधव विनायक किबे)

* Balwant Pandurang Kirloskar (बळवंत पांडुरंग किर्लोस्कर)

* Vinayak Janardan Kirtane (विनायक जनार्दन कीर्तने) (1840-1891): Wrote historic play "Thorale Madhavrao Peshwe (थोरले माधवराव पेशवे) (1861).

* Kanhoba Ranchhodadas Kirtikar (कान्होबा रणछोडदास कीर्तिकर): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Baroda in 1909. Wrote the elegy Wilap Lahari (विलापलहरी).

* Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar (अरुण बालकृष्ण कोलटकर)

* Achyut Vaman Kolhatkar (अच्युत वामन कोल्हटकर) (1879-1931): Assumed the name Achyut Balawant Kolhatkar (अच्युत बळवंत कोल्हटकर). Founded daily newspaper Sandesh (संदेश).

* Balkrushna Hari Kolhatkar (बाळकृष्ण हरी कोल्हटकर) (1926-1994): Playwright and poet who used the name बाळ कोल्हटकर. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B9%E0%A4%9F%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%AC%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B3/page1/ http://mr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%AC%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B3_%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B9%E0%A4%9F%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B0

* Chintaman Ganesh Kolhatkar (चिंतामण गणेश कोल्हटकर) (1891-1959): Founded Balwant Natak Company (बळवंत नाटक कंपनी) with Dinanath Mangeshkar and Krishnarao Kolhapure. Received in 1958 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his autobiographical Bahuroopi (बहुरूपी).

* Shripad Krushna Kolhatkar (श्रीपाद कृष्ण कोल्हटकर)

* Vishnu Bhikaji Kolte (विष्णु भिकाजी कोलते)

* Nagnath Lalujirao Kottapalle (नागनाथ लालुजीराव कोट्टापल्ले)

* Sumati Kshetramade (सुमती क्षेत्रमाडे)

* Shrikrushna Keshav Kshirsagar (श्रीकृष्ण केशव क्षीरसागर)

* Viththal Anant Kshirasagar (विठ्ठल अनंत क्षीरसागर) (1628-1690): Poet with pen name Viththal (विठ्ठल). Wrote Panchali Stawan (पांचालीस्तवन), Rukmini Swayamwar (रुक्मिणीस्वयंवर), Sita Swayamwar (सीतास्वयंवर), Draupadi Wastraharan (द्रौपदीवस्त्रहरण), Widwajiwan (विद्वजीवन), and Bithanacharitra (बिथनचरित्र).

* Anjali Kulkarni (अंजली कुलकर्णी): Poetess and essayist. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a83095〈=marathi

* Dattatreya Bhikaji Kulkarni (b. 1934) (दत्तात्रेय भिकाजी कुलकर्णी): Critic. Wrote Samikshechi Sarahadda (समीक्षेची सरहद्द), Kadambari : Swarup Wa Samiksha (कादंबरी : स्वरुप व समीक्षा), Himvantichi Sarovare (हिमवंतीची सरोवरे) and Parthivateche Udayast (पार्थिवतेचे उदयास्त).

* Krushnaji Pandurang Kulkarni (कृष्णाजी पांडुरंग कुलकर्णी)

* Gurunath Abaji Kulkarni (गुरुनाथ आबाजी कुलकर्णी)

* Narayan Kulkarni-Kavthekar (नारायण कुलकर्णी-कवठेकर): Poet.

* Rohini Kulkarni (रोहिणी कुलकर्णी): Writer of short stories and novels. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a52141〈=marathi

* Shrinivas Vinayak Kulkarni (श्रीनिवास विनायक कुलकर्णी) (b. 1936): Essayist and editor. His books include Doh (दोह), Koradi Bhiksha (कोरडी भिक्षा), Panyache Pankh (पाण्याचे पंख), and Sonyacha Pimpal (सोन्याचा पिंपळ) .

* Waman Lakshman Kulkarni (वामन लक्ष्मण कुलकर्णी)

* W. M. Kulkarni (वि. म. कुलकर्णी): Poet. Wrote Wrutte Wa Alankar (वृत्ते व अलंकार).

* Gora Kumbhar (गोरा कुंभार): A sant (संत) poet.

* Kunjavihari (कुंजविहारी): Poet.

* Mahadeo Moreshwar Kunte (महादेव मोरेश्वर कुंटे) (1835-1888): Poet.

* Pankaj Kurulkar (पंकज कुरुळकर): A writer of short stories.

* Narhar Ambadas Kurundkar (नरहर अंबादास कुरुंदकर)

* Jyoti Lanjewar (ज्योती लांजेवार): Poetess. Wrote the book Marathi Dalit Kadambaritil Stri Chitran (मराठी दलित कादंबरीतील स्त्री चित्रण).

* Sanjiv Latkar (संजीव लाटकर): Novelist and short story writer. Password/Not For Sale (पासवर्ड/ नॉट फॉर सेल), Ganj/Take Over (गंज/टेक ओव्हर), Ani Vidyechya Bailala (आणि विद्येच्या बैलाला), and Tamaso Ma (तमसो मा) are his four books.

* Viththal Bhagawant Lembhe (विठ्ठल भगवंत लेंभे): Poet.

* Gopal Gangadhar Limaye (गोपाळ गंगाधर लिमये) (1891-?): Writer of short stories and humorous essays in the early part of the 20th century. Juna Bajar (जुना बाजार) is one collection of his humorous essays.

* Narayan Gangadhar Limaye (नारायण गंगाधर लिमये): Poet.

* Padma Lokur (पद्मा लोकूर) (b. 1931): Poetess.

* M. G. Londhe (मो. ग. लोंढे): Poet.

* Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar (गजानन दिगंबर माडगूळकर)

* Vyankatesh Digambar Madgulkar (व्यंकटेश दिगंबर माडगूळकर)

* Gajanan Tryambak Madkholkar (गजानन त्र्यंबक माडखोलकर)

* Kavita Mahajan (कविता महाजन): Writer of short stories, novels, and poems. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%B9%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%A8%20%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BE/page1/

* H. R. Mahajani (ह. रा. महाजनी): Participated in India's freedom struggle during British rule. Believed in socialist philosophy. Past editor of Lokasatta (लोकसत्ता) newspaper. Wrote Apale Arthik Niyojan (आपलें आर्थिक नियोजन) (1955).

* Vishnu Moreshwar Mahajani (विष्णु मोरेश्वर महाजनी)

* Namdev Dhondo Mahanor (नामदेव धोंडो महानोर): Poet. Received in 2000 Sahitya Akademi Award for his collection of poems Panzad (पानझड). Palaskhedachi Gani (पळसखेडची गाणी) and Pawasali Kawita (पावसाळी कविता) are two other collections of his poems.

* Mahipati (महीपती)

* Savanta Mali (सावंता माळी): A sant (संत) poet.

* Sakharam Gangadhar Malshe (सखाराम गंगाधर मालशे) (1921-1992): Researcher and Critic. Wrote scholarly Gata Shatak Shodhatana (गत शतक शोधताना) and Taratamya (तारतम्य) concerning the 19th century. Coedited भाषाविज्ञान परिचय and भाषाविज्ञान : वर्णनात्मक आणि ऐतिहासिक . Wrote critical works Awad Niwad (आवडनिवड), Agale Wegale (आगळेवेगळे), and Nirkshar (निरक्षर). Also wrote Runanubandhanchya Gathi (ऋणानुबंधांच्या गाठी).

* Laxman Bapu Mane (लक्ष्मण बापू माने)

* Madhav Manohar (माधव मनोहर): Playwright. Wrote the book Panchamwedh (पंचमवेध).

* Shyam Manohar (श्याम मनोहर): Novelist. Received in 2008 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Utsukatene Mi Zopalo (उत्सुकतेने मी झोपलो).

* Yashwant Manohar (यशवंत मनोहर): Poet. Utthan Gumpha (उत्थान गुंफा) and Jiwanayan (जीवनायन) are the titles of his collections of poems. Manohar also wrote critical Bal Sitaram Mardhekar (बाळ सीताराम मर्ढेकर).

* Ramesh Mantri (रमेश मंत्री)

* H. M. Marathe (ह. मो. मराठे)

* Sanjivani Marathe (संजीवनी मराठे) (1916-2000): Poetess.

* Bal Sitaram Mardhekar (बाळ सीताराम मर्ढेकर)

* Shripad Mahadev Mate (श्रीपाद महादेव माटे)

* Ratnakar Ramkrushna Matkari (रत्नाकर रामकृष्ण मतकरी)

* Vasudeo Govind Maydeo (वासुदेव गोविंद मायदेव): Poet. Bhawa Tarang (भावतरंग) is the title of his poem collection.

* P. L. Mayekar (प्र. ल. मयेकर): Playwright. Wrote Deep Stambh (दीपस्तंभ) and Agni Pankh (अग्निपंख).

* Gajanan Bhaskar Mehendale: (गजानन भास्कर मेहेंदळे): Historian.

* Keshav Tanaji Meshram (केशव तानाजी मेश्राम)

* Bhujang Meshram (भुजंग मेश्राम) (d. 2007): Poet. Ulgulan (ऊलगुलान) and Abhuja Maad (अभुज माड) are the titles of his two poetry collections. http://maharashtratimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/3397290.cms

* Arun Mhatre (अरुण म्हात्रे): Poet. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a44252〈=marathi

* Dattaram Maruti Mirasdar (दत्ताराम मारुती मिरासदार)

* Vasudev Vishnu Mirashi (वासुदेव विष्णु मिराशी)

* Ambarish Mishra (अंबरीश मिश्रा): Wrote Gangemadhya Gagan Witalale (गंगेमध्ये गगन वितळले).

* Kashinath Hari Modak (काशीनाथ हरि मोडक) (1872-1918): Wrote poetry under the pen name Madhavanuj (माधवानुज).

* Gangadhar Ramchandra Mogare (गंगाधर रामचंद्र मोगरे) (1857-1915): Poet.

* Sudhir Moghe (सुधीर मोघे): Poet. Wrote Ganari Wat (गाणारी वाट ) and Anubandh (अनुबंध).

* Digambar Balkrushna Mokashi (दिगंबर बाळकृष्ण मोकाशी) (1915-?): Writer of short stories, three of his compilations being Mokashi Yanchi Katha (मोकाशी यांची कथा), Jara Jaoon Yeto (जरा जाऊन येतो), and Sat Laksha Paval.n (सात लक्ष पावलं).

* Sadanand More (सदानंद मोरे): Received in 1998 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his work Tukaram Darshan (तुकाराम दर्शन).

* Muktabai (मुक्ताबाई): 13th century poetess. Sister of Dnyaneshwar (ज्ञानेश्वर).

* Mukteshwar (मुक्तेश्वर) (1609–c.1660): Translated Mahabharata into Marathi.

* Sharchchandra Muktibodh (शरच्चंद्र मुक्तिबोध)

* Mukundraj (मुकुंदराज)

* Vasanti Muzumdar (वासंती मुझुमदार)

* Dnyaneshwar Nadkarni (ज्ञानेश्वर नाडकर्णी) (b 1928): Story writer, novelist, biographer, and literary and art critic. Has written 25 books, including Ashwatthachi Salsal (अश्वत्थाची सळसळ); and Walayankit (वलयांकित), a biographical book about Bal Gandharva (बालगंधर्व).

* Namdev (नामदेव)

* Shantaram Nandgaonkar (शांताराम नंदगांवकर) (1934-2009): Poet and playwright.

* Sudha Narawane (सुधा नरवणे): Writer of short stories. Wrote Laman Diwa (लामणदिवा) (1970), Saranam Gachchami (सरणं गच्छामि), and Janani Mata Kanya Matrutwa (जननी माता कन्या मातृत्व).

* Shanta Nashikkar (शांता नाशिककर): Novelist.

* Gopal Narhar Natu (गोपाळ नरहर नातू) (1911-1999): Poet with pen name Manmohan (मनमोहन). Aditya (आदित्य) (1971) is a collection of his poems.

* Shankar Narayan Navare (शंकर नारायण नवरे) (b. 1927): Has written short stories, novels, plays, newspaper columns, and scripts for movies and TV serials. Manatale Kans/Ekamek (मनातले कंस/एकमेक) is a collection of his short stories.

* Ashok Naigaonkar (अशोक नायगांवकर): Writer of comic poetry and short stories.

* Bhalchandra Nemade (भालचंद्र नेमाडे)

* K. B. Nikumbh (कृ. ब. निकुंभ): Poet.

* Waman Nimbalkar (वामन निंबाळकर): Poet. GawkusaBaheril Kawita (गावकुसाबाहेरील कविता) is the title of his poem collection.

* Jai Nimbkar (जाई निंबकर): Story writer and novelist. (Daughter of Irawati Karve.) http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a14654〈=marathi

* Gangadhar Bhaskar Nirantar (गंगाधर भास्कर निरंतर): Wrote Marathi Wangmayacha Paramarsha (मराठी वाङ्मयाचा परामर्ष) (1964).

* Manohar Shankar Oak (मनोहर शंकर ओक)

* Shyamrao Oak (श्यामराव ओक) !907-?): Playwright.

* Baba Padamji (बाबा पदमजी) (1831-1906): Wrote the first Marathi novel devoted to social reform in 1857 titled Yamuna Paryatan (यमुना पर्यटण).

* Mangesh Keshav Padgaonkar (मंगेश केशव पाडगांवकर)

* V. S. Padgaonkar (पाडगांवकर): Writer of short stories.

* Prabhakar Narayan Padhye (प्रभाकर नारायण पाध्ये) (भाऊ पाध्ये)

* Prabhakar Atmaram Padhye (प्रभाकर आत्माराम पाध्ये) (1909-1984): Journalist, editor, story writer, critic, novelist. Edited periodical Dhanurdhari (धनुर्धारी). Received in 1982 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his work ’'Saundaryanubha”' (सौंदर्यानुभव). (His wife Kamal wrote her memoirs after his death.) http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a65398〈=marathi http://www.saptahiksakal.com/sapsakal/04102009/NT000570F6.htm

* Mangesh Bhagawant Padki (मंगेश भगवंत पदकी) (1923-1999): Writer of short stories, novels, and plays. His short story collections include Vibhoot (विभूत), Kharichi Pille (खारीची पिल्ले), and Yakshagan (यक्षगण). His novels include Kashabhat (काशाभट) and Jiwalag Maj Kahinche (जिवलग मज काहींचे). Wrote the play Rao Jagdeo Martand (राव जगदेव मार्तंड).

* Sarita Padki (सरिता पदकी) (b. 1928): Writer of short stories, poetry, and literature for children. Wrote Kalokhachi Lek (काळोखाची लेक), Badha (बाधा) (1955), Bara Ramanche Deool (बारा रामांचं देऊळ) (1963). Anganat Majhya (अंगणात माझ्या) and Lagangandhar (लगनगंधार) are the titles of two collections of her poems. (Wife of Mangesh Bhagawant Padki.)

* Setu Madhavrao Pagdi (सेतु माधवराव पगडी)

* Shirish Pai (शिरीष पै)

* Dadoba Pandurang (दादोबा पांडुरंग) (1814-1882): Wrote a critic Yashoda-Pandurangi (यशोदा-पांडुरंगी) (1875) on Kekavali (केकावली) by Moropant.

* Laxman Ramchandra Pangarkar (लक्ष्मण रामचंद्र पांगारकर) (1872 -1941): Wrote and edited books on Marathi sant (संत) literature. Ran a periodical named Mumukshu (मुमुक्षु) in the 1920s. Wrote Bhakti-Marga-Pradip (भक्तिमार्गप्रदीप).

* Gangadhar Pantavane (गंगाधर पानतावणे) (b. 1937): Dalit writer and critic. Founded Asmitadarsha (अस्मितादर्श) quarterly magazine in 1968. पत्रकार डॉ.बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर, डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर यांचे निवडक लेख, दलित वैचारिक वाङ्मय, अर्थ आणि अन्वयार्थ, चैत्य, स्मृतिशेष, and लेणी are the titles of some of his books.

* Bhawanrao Shriniwasrao Pant Pratinidhi (भवानराव श्रीनिवासराव पंतप्रतिनिधी)

* Shrikrushna Damodar Panwalkar (श्रीकृष्ण दामोदर पानवलकर) (1928-1985): Kanchan (कांचन), Sanjari (संजारी), Shooting (शूटिंग), Audumbar (औदुंबर), Surya (सूर्य), and Shri. Da. Panwalkar Yanchi Katha (श्री. दा. पानवलकर यांची कथा) are the titles of collections of his short stories.

* Tulashi Parab (तुळशी परब): Poetess. Hillol (हिल्लोळ) is the title of a collection of her poetry.

* Moropant RamjI Paradkar (मोरोपंत रामजी पराडकर)

* Shivram Mahadev Paranjape (शिवराम महादेव परांजपे)

* Shakuntala Paranjapye (शकुंतला परांजप्ये)(1906-2000): Writer and social worker. Wrote (भिल्लिणीची बोरे). (Daughter of Wrangler Raghunath Purushottam Paranjape and mother of film director Sai Paranjape.)

* Parasharam (परशराम) (c.1754-1844): A shahir (शाहीर) poet.

* Dattatray Balwant Parasnis (दत्तात्रय बळवंत पारसनीस)

* V. S. Pargaonkar (वि. शं. पारगावकर)

* Godavari Shyam Parulekar (गोदावरी श्याम परुळेकर) (1908-?): Received in 1972 a Sahitya Akademi Award for her autobiographical Jevha Manus Jaga Hoto (जेव्हा माणूस जागा होतो).

* Rajani Parulekar (रजनी परुळेकर): Poetess. Chitra (चित्र) is the title of the collection of her poetry.

* Rajaram Bhalchandra Patankar (राजाराम भालचंद्र पाटणकर) (b. 1927): Received in 1975 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his work Soundarya Mimansa (सौंदर्य मीमांसा).

* Yusufkhan Mohamadkhan Pathan (युसुफखान मोहमदखान पठाण)

* Ranganath Pathare (रंगनाथ पठारे): Received in 1999 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Tamrapat (ताम्रपट). Kalap (कळप), Bhandar Bhog (भंडारभोग), and Haran (हारण) are his three other works besides those listed in: http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a35708〈=marathi

* Anand Patil (आनंद पाटील): Wrote literary criticisms Kahi Deshi Kahi Videshi (काही देशी काही विदेशी) and Srujanatmak Lekhan (सृजनात्मक लेखन).

* Anuradha Patil (अनुराधा पाटील): Poetess.

* Ganesh Hari Patil (गणेश हरी पाटील): Poet.

* Nalesh Patil (नलेश पाटील): Poet.

* Nivruttinath Raoji Patil (निवृत्तिनाथ रावजी पाटील) (d. 1997): A poet. Pen name P. Savlaram (पी. सावळाराम).

* Purushottam Patil (पुरुषोत्तम पाटील): Poet. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a18312〈=marathi

* Shankar Babaji Patil (शंकर बाबाजी पाटील)

* Vishwas Mahipati Patil (विश्वास महीपती पाटील)

* Vasudha Patil (वसुधा पाटील)

* Gangadhar Patwardhan (गंगाधर पटवर्धन): Presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Mumbai in 1915.

* Madhav Trimbak Patwardhan (माधव त्रिंबक पटवर्धन): Pen name Madhav Julian (माधव जूलियन).

* Ram Patwardhan (राम पटवर्धन): Critic. Editor of Satyakatha (सत्यकथा) magazine.

* Vasundhara Patwardhan (वसुंधरा पटवर्धन) (b. 1917): Wrote Hay (हाय) besides the books listed in http://www.rasik.com/library/author_list.asp?AuthorOId=18932.

* Daya Pawar (दया पवार)

* G. M. Pawar (गो. मा. पवार): Received in 2007 a Sahitya Akademi Award for his Charitra: Viththal Ramji Shinde (चरित्र : विठ्ठल रामजी शिंदे). Coauthored with M. D. Hatkananglekar Nivadak Marathi Samiksha (निवडक मराठी समीक्षा).

* Jayant Pawar (जयंत पवार): Playwright. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%AA%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%AF%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A4/page1/

* Pradnya Daya Pawar (प्रज्ञा दया पवार)

* Urmila Pawar (उर्मिला पवार): Writer of short stories. Wrote autobiographical Ayadan (आयदान).

* Prabhakar Pendharkar (प्रभाकर पेंढारकर) (b. 1932): Wrote novels Wagharu (वाघरू), Trishanku (त्रिशंकू), Shodha Yatra (शोधयात्रा), and Madhya Latapatit (मध्य लटपटीत) besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a75850〈=marathi.

* Yashwant Dinkar Pendharkar (यशवंत दिनकर पेंढरकर). Kawi Yashwant (कवि यशवंत)

* Shankar Damodar Pendse (शंकर दामोदर पेंडसे)

* Shripad Narayan Pendse (श्रीपाद नारायण पेंडसे)

* Meghana Pethe (मेघना पेठे): Wrote novel Naticharami (नातिचरामि). Her short story books include Hans Akela (हंस अकेला) and Andhalyachya Gayi (आंधळ्याच्या गायी).

* Kamala Phadke (कमला फडके) (1916-1980): Writer of short stories and novels. Wrote Jethe Na Umalati Shabda Phule (जेथे न उमलती शब्द फुले) and Teri Chup Meri Chuup (तेरी चूप मेरी चूप). Jointly published with her husband Narayan Sitaram Phadke short story collections titled Bajuband (बाजुबंद) and Attar-Gulab (अत्तर-गुलाब).

* Narayan Sitaram Phadke (नारायण सीताराम फडके)

* Yashawant Dinkar Phadke (यशवंत दिनकर फडके)

* Nirmalkumar Phadkule (निर्मलकुमार फडकुले) (1928-2006): Critic and scholar of sant (संत) literature. http://mr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0_%E0%A4%AB%E0%A4%A1%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%87

* Narahar Raghunath Phatak (नरहर रघुनाथ फाटक)

* Padmaja Phatak (पद्मजा फाटक): Writer of short stories. Wrote together with Madhav Nerurkar Barala Daha Kami (बाराला दहा कमी), besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a77046〈=marathi.

* Jyotiba Phule (ज्योतिबा फुले)

* Vikas Damodar Pingale (विकास दामोदर पिंगळे)

* Ravindra Pinge (रविंद्र पिंगे)

* Dwarkanath Madhav Pitale (द्वारकानाथ माधव पितळे) (नाथमाधव)

* Anuradha Potdar (अनुराधा पोतदार): Poetess. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a54665〈=marathi http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a15487〈=marathi

* Datto Vaman Potdar (दत्तो वामन पोतदार)

* Shrikrushna Powale (श्रीकृष्ण पोवळे): Poet. Agni kawya (अग्निकाव्य) is the title of the collection of his poetry.

* Baban Prabhu (बबन प्रभू) (1929-1981): Wrote farcical plays Jhopi Gelela Jaga Jhala (झोपी गेलेला जागा झाला) (1958) and Dinuchya Sasubai Radhabai (दिनूच्या सासूबाई राधाबाई) (1960). http://www.loksatta.com/old/daily/20041212/lr08.htm

* Ganesh Prabhakar Pradhan (गणेश प्रभाकर प्रधान) (b. 1922): Biographist. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a60799〈=marathi http://www.dainikgomantak.com/Gomantak/07082009/NT00093BF2.htm http://kharedi.maayboli.com/shop/product.php?productid=16330 http://beta.esakal.com/2009/09/03000922/pune-purogami-bharat-book-publ.html

* Vidhyadhar Gangadhar Pundalik (विद्याधर गंगाधर पुंडलीक) (1924-1989): Critic and writer of short stories and plays.

* Babasaheb Purandare (बाबासाहेब पुरंदरे)

* Keshav Jagannath Purohit (केशव जगन्नाथ पुरोहित)

* Raghunath Pandit (रघुनाथपंडित)

* B. Raghunath (रघुनाथ): Dramatist, short story writer, and poet from Marathwada.

* Mangesh Viththal Rajadhyaksha (मंगेश विठ्ठल राजाध्यक्ष): A literary critic. Bhasha Wiwek (भाषाविवेक), Smaran Sawalya (स्मरणसावल्या), Khardeghashi (खर्डेघाशी), Ajkalche Wangmay (आजकालचे वाङ्मय), and Wad Wiwad (वाद-संवाद: निषाद आणि शमा) are some of his works besides those listed in http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A7%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%AF%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B7%20%20%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%82.%20%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF./page1/

* 'Vijaya Rajadhyaksha (विजया राजाध्यक्ष) (b 1933): Writer, critic. Has written short stories, a book discussing Mardhekar's poetry (मर्ढेकरांची कविता), which received a Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993, and a book evaluating Sunita Deshpande's autobiographical आहे मनोहर तरी. (Vijaya Rajadhyaksha is the wife of Mangesh Viththal Rajadhyaksha.)

* Shailaja Raje (शैलजा राजे): Writer of short stories and novels. http://www.erasik.net/books/by/Raje%20Shailaja/page1/ http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a48491〈=marathi

* Krushnashastri Rajwade (कृष्णशास्त्री राजवाडे): Presided over the second Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Pune in 1885.

* Vishwanath Kashinath Rajwade (विश्वनाथ काशीनाथ राजवाडे)

* Shankar Ramani (शंकर रामाणी) (1922-2003): Poet. Palan (पालाण) is one of the collections of his poems besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a62334〈=marathi

* Ramdas (रामदास)

* Mahadev Govind Ranade (महादेव गोविंद रानडे): Presided over the first Marathi Sahitya Sammelan (मराठी साहित्य सम्मेलन) in Pune in 1878.

* Bal Rane (बाळ राणे) (b. 1940): Writer of poetry, novels, short stories, biographies, and autobiography. http://www.saahityicbalrane.com/

* Kumudini Rangnekar (कुमुदिनी रांगणेकर) (d. 1999): Writer of short stories and novels. http://erasik.com/books/by/RANGANEKAR%20KUMUDINI/page1/

* Motiram Gajanan Rangnekar (मोतीराम गजानन रांगणेकर) (1907-?): Wrote plays Kulawadhu (कुलवधू), Ashirwad (आशिर्वाद), Majhe Ghar (माझे घर), Kanya Dan (कन्यादान), Vahini (वहिनी), Nandanvan (नंदनवन), Alankar (अलंकार), and Rambha (रंभा).

* Paththe Bapurao Redrekar (पठ्ठे बापूराव रेद्रेकर) (1866-1945): A shahir (शाहीर) poet.

* Purushottam Shivaram Rege (पुरुषोत्तम शिवराम रेगे)

* Sadanand Shantaram Rege (सदानंद शांताराम रेगे) (b. 1923): Poet and writer of short stories.

* Eknath Pandurang Rendalkar (एकनाथ पांडुरंग रेंदाळकर): Poet. Wrote the poem अजुनी चालतोची वाट.

* Vasant Sabnis (वसन्त सबनीस)

* Arun Sadhu (अरुण साधु)

* Gangadhar Narayan Sahasrabuddhe (गंगाधर नारायण सहस्रबुद्धे): Writer of short stories in the early part of the 20th century.

* Indira Sahasrabuddhe (इंदिरा सहस्रबुद्धे) (born c. 1890-?): Feminist novelist from the early part of the 20th century. http://books.google.com/books?id=u297RJP9gvwC&pg=PA385&lpg=PA385&dq=Indira+Sahasrabuddhe&source=bl&ots=dmGtcJ1nES&sig=Od1GCA64-yQZWqgDw98hofVP5hM&hl=en&ei=jAesSo-GB43gsQOUhJmaBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#v=onepage&q=Indira%20Sahasrabuddhe&f=false

* Purushottam G. Sahasrabuddhe (पुरुषोत्तम ग. सहस्रबुद्धे): Wrote biographical Lokamanya Tilak (लोकमान्य टिळक) besides the books listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a10224〈=marathi .

* Harihar Gurunath Salgalkar (हरिहर गुरुनाथ सलगलकर): Wrote poetry under the pen name Kawyawihari (काव्यविहारी) in the early part of the 20th century.

* Anant Samant (अनंत सामंत): Writer of novels and short stories. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A4%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A4/page1/

* Bal Gangadhar Samant (बाळ गंगाधर सामंत)

* Geeta Janardan Sane (गीता जनार्दन साने)

* Pandurang Sadashiv Sane (पांडुरंग सदाशिव साने)

* Saniya (सानिया): Tyanantar (त्यानंतर) and Shodh (शोध) are two of her fictional works besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/library/author_list.asp?AuthorOId=99965.

* Indira Sant (इंदिरा संत)

* Narayan M. Sant (नारायण मा. संत) (c. 1913-1946): Writer of short essays and poetry. (Husband of Indira Sant.)

* Prakash Narayan Sant (प्रकाश नारायण संत): Has written four books: Vanavas (वनवास), Sharada Sangeet (शारदा संगीत), Pankha (पंख), and Jhumbar (झुंबर). (Son of Indira and Narayan Sant.)

* Vilas Sarang (विलास सारंग)

* Gangadhar Balkrushna Sardar ( गंगाधर बाळकृष्ण सरदार)

* Govind Sakharam Sardesai (गोविंद सखाराम सरदेसाई)

* Lakshman Sardesai (लक्ष्मण सरदेसाई) (1904-?): Kalpawrukshanchya Chhayet (कल्पवृक्षांच्या छायेत), Sagarachya Lata (सागराच्या लाटा), Wadalatil Nauka (वादळातील नौका), Dhasalalele Buruj (ढासळलेले बुरूज), and Aneeteche Diwya (अनीतेचे दिव्य) are his collections of short stories. Mandawi, Tu Ka Atalees? (मांडवी, तू का आटलीस?) (1945) is his novel.

* Tryambak Vinayak Sardeshmukh (त्र्यंबक विनायक सरदेशमुख) (1922-2005): Novelist and poet. Uttar Ratra (उत्तररात्र) is the title of his poem collection. Sasemira (ससेमिरा), Bakhar Eka Rajachi (बखर एका राजाची), "Uchchad" (उच्छाद), and Dangora Eka Nagaricha (डांगोरा एका नगरीचा) are the titles of his novels, the last one receiving in 2003 a Sahitya Akademi Award. http://www.loksatta.com/old/daily/20051213/evru.htmhttp://www.loksatta.com/old/daily/20051213/mp06.htm http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_book.cgi?bookId=b50920〈=marathi

* Ambika Sarkar (अंबिका सरकार): Writer of short stories. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%AC%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE/page1/

* Bharat Sasane (भारत सासणे): Wrote Rahichya Swapnancha Ulagada (राहीच्या स्वप्नांचा उलगडा), Chiradah (चिरदाह), and Don Mitra (दोन मित्र).

* Annabhau Sathe (अण्णाभाऊ साठे)

* Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (विनायक दामोदर सावरकर)

* Indrayani Savkar (इंद्रायणी सावकार) (born 1934): Writer of novels and short stories, particularly of the humor genre. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%87%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%A6%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%AF%E0%A4%A3%E0%A5%80/page1/

* Shivaji Sawant (शिवाजी सावंत)

* Shaila Saynakar (शैला सायनाकर): Writer of poems and short stories. Beej (बीज) and Ganyacha Tas (गाण्याचा तास) are the titles of her books.

* Madhuri Shanbhag (माधुरी शानभाग): Writer of short stories. Punarwasan (पुनर्वसन) is one of her books besides those listed in http://www.erasik.net/books/by/%E0%A4%B6%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%AD%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%97%20%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A7%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%80/page1/

* Shankar Balaji Shastri (शंकर बाळाजी शास्त्री): Poet. Wrote Rati Rangi Range Dhyana (रतीरंगी रंगे ध्याना) and some lyrics, including Marmabandhatali Theva Hi (मर्मबंधातली ठेव ही), in V. D. Savarkar's plays.

* Tryambak Shankar Shejwalkar (त्र्यंबक शंकर शेजवलकर)

* Shanta Janardan Shelke (शांता जनार्दन शेळके)

* Uddhav Jayakrushna Shelke (उद्धव जयकृष्ण शेळके) (1930-1992): Writer of novels and short stories. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B6%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%B3%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%87%20%E0%A4%89%E0%A4%A6%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%A7%E0%A4%B5/page1/ http://books.google.com/books?id=70BGGQnYpWQC&dq=Uddhav+Shelke++By+Anand+Patil&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=Ri_010nRD9&sig=UwERkZC7Hoe0CSbMWxIVZqJZkYY&hl=en&ei=szRhSsmxLMK_lAfJlryuDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1

* Hari Shridhar Shenolikar (हरी श्रीधर शेणोलीकर) (1920-2003): Novelist and critic.

* VamanPandit Sheshe (वामनपंडित शेषे) (1608-1695): A pandit (पंडित) poet.

* Ram Balkrushna Shewalkar (राम बाळकृष्ण शेवाळकर)

* Arun Shewate (अरुण शेवते): Writer of novels and short stories. Alikade Palikade (अलीकडे पलीकडे) and Snehankit (स्नेहांकित) are his two books besides those listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a40761〈=marathi

* F. M. Shinde (फ. मुं. शिंदे): Poet.

* Anandibai Shirke (आनंदीबाई शिर्के): Writer of short stories in the early part of the 20th century.

* Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar (विष्णु वामन शिरवाडकर): Poet. Pen name Kusumagraj (कुसुमाग्रज).

* Shridhar (श्रीधर) (1658 -1729): A pandit kavi (पंडितकवि). Last name Deshpande (देशपांडे). Wrote Pandava Pratap (पांडवप्रताप) , Harivijay (हरिविजय), Ramvijay (रामविजय), and Shivaleelamrut (शिवलीलामृत).

* S. A. Shukla (स. अ. शुक्ल): Poet.

* Urmila Sirur (उर्मिला सिरुर): Writer of short stories.

* Anjali Soman (अंजली सोमण): Literary critic and novelist. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8B%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%A3%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%80/page1/

* Narhari Sonar (नरहरी सोनार): A 19th century sant (संत) poet.

* Father Stephens (फादर स्टिव्हन्स) (1549-1619): His Krista Puran (क्रिस्तपुराण) was the first printed book in Marathi.

* Narayan Gangaram Surve (नारायण गंगाराम सुर्वे)

* Gopinath Talwalkar (गोपिनाथ तळवलकर): Writer of books for children.

* Mukund Taksale (मुकुंद टाकसळे): Humorist. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a14285〈=marathi

* Bhaskar Ramchandra Tambe (भास्कर रामचंद्र तांबे)

* Narayan Dhondopant Tamhankar (नारायण धोंडोपंत ताम्हणकर) (1893-1969): Wrote novels Ratnakar (रत्नाकर), Mani (मानी), Avikshit (अविक्षित), Ankush (अंकुश), Neelangi (नीलांगी), Nari Mahadev (नरी महादेव), Bahin Bhau (बहिणभाऊ); and books for children, including Gotya (गोट्या) and Daji (दाजी).

* Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkar (दादोबा पांडुरंग तर्खडकर) (1814-1882): Wrote Bhashantar Pathmala (भाषांतर पाठमाला), which served as the standard textbook for learning English by Marathi-speaking people for a hundred years.

* Anand Krushnaji Tekade (आनंद कृष्णाजी टेकाडे): Poet. Anand Geet (आनंद गीत) is the title of the collection of his poetry.

* Priya Tendulkar (प्रिया तेंडुलकर)

* Vijay Dhondo Tendulkar (विजय धोंडो तेंडुलकर)

* Anjali Thakar (अंजली ठकार): Poetess and novelist. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%A0%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0%20%E0%A4%85%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%80/page1/.

* Yadunath Dattatray Thatte (यदुनाथ दत्तात्रय थत्ते)

* Gajanan Lakshman Thokal (गजानन लक्ष्मण ठोकळ) (1909-1984): Poet and writer of short stories based on village life in Maharashtra.

* Tryambak Bapuji Thombre (त्र्यंबक बापुजी ठोंबरे) (1890-1918): Poet. Pen name Balkavi (बालकवि).

* Bal Gangadhar Tilak (बाळ गंगाधर टिळक)

* Kamalabai Tilak (कमलाबाई टिळक): Novelist.

* Lakshmibai Tilak (लक्ष्मीबाई टिळक)

* Narayan Waman Tilak (नारायण वामन टिळक)

* Madhukar Todarmal (मधुकर तोडरमल) (b. 1932): Wrote Tarun Turk, Mhatare Ark (तरुण तुर्क, म्हातारे अर्क).

* Tukaram (तुकाराम)

* Shankar Gopal Tulpule (शंकर गोपाळ तुळपुळे) (1914-?): Wrote यादवकालीन मराठी भाषा, प्राचीन मराठी कोरीव लेख, मराठी वाड्.मयाचा इतिहास भाग १, लिळाचरित्र पूर्वार्ध भाग १, महानुभाव पंथ आणि त्यांचे वाङ्मय, संतवाणीतील पंथराज, and A Dictionary of Old Marathi (Co-compiler Anne Feldhaus)

* Niranjan Ujagare (निरंजन उजगरे) (?-2004): Poet and translator. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a98888〈=marathi http://mr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%A8_%E0%A4%89%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%B0%E0%A5%87

* Jayakrishna Keshav Upadhye (जयकृष्ण केशव उपाध्ये) (1882-1937): Poet. Wrote Popatpanchi (पोपटपंची) and a parody of Bhagwad Geeta.

* Prabhakar Waman Urdhwareshe (प्रभाकर वामन ऊर्ध्वरेषे): Received in 1989 Sahitya Akademi Award for his autobiographical Harawalele Diwas (हरवलेले दिवस).

* Vijaya Vad (विजया वाड): Writer of short stories, novels, and literature for children. Awel (आवेळ) is the title of her short story collection besides those listed in http://erasik.com/books/by/Vad%20Vijaya/page1/. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a42653〈=marathi

* Anuradha Vaidya (अनुराधा वैद्य): Poetess. http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a21755〈=marathi

* Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya (चिंतामण विनायक वैद्य)

* Sarojini Vaidya (सरोजिनी वैद्य)

* Shankar Vaidya (शंकर वैद्य): Poet and critic. Wrote poetry under the pen name Aditya (आदित्य). (Husband of Sarojini Vaidya.)

* Tara Vanarase (तारा वनारसे) (b. 1930): Writer of poems, short stories, and novels. Wrote travelogue Tila Tila dar Ughad (तिळा तिळा दार उघड) besides the books listed in http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_author.cgi?authorId=a44573〈=marathi

* Bhargavaram Viththal Varerkar (भार्गवराम विठ्ठल वरेरकर)

* S. V. Vartak (वर्तक) (1885-1950): Wrote plays Andhalyanchi Shala (आंधळ्यांची शाळा), Lapandav (लपंडाव), and Takshashila (तक्षशीला), all in 1933. (Andhalyanchi Shala was the first Marathi play to have a female actor. Its stage presentation also introduced to Marathi theater naturalistic sets and natural acting, and background music and modern lighting.)

* Vandana Vitankar (वंदना विटणकर): Poetess.

* Ramchandra Shankar Walimbe (रामचंद्र शंकर वाळिंबे) (1911-1989): Critic.

* V. S. Walimbe (वि. स. वाळिंबे) (1928-): Historical novelist. http://erasik.com/books/by/%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B3%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%AC%E0%A5%87%20%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF.%20%E0%A4%B8./page1/

* Anant Waman Warti (अनंत वामन वर्टी) (1911-1987):

* Keshav Narayan Watwe (केशव नारायण वाटवे): Wrote प्राचीन मराठी पंडिती काव्य, रसविमर्श, पाच मराठी कवी, संस्कृत काव्याचे पंचप्राण, and संस्कृत विनोद.

* Anand Ratan Yadav (आनंद रतन यादव)

3 comments:

  1. good list ...why don't you post all these on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page which contains very less information on marathi writers and poets..

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