Geet Chaturvedi (born 27 November 1977, Mumbai, Maharashtra) is a Hindi poet, short story author and novelist. Often regarded as an avant-garde, he was awarded the Bharat Bhushan Agrawal Award for poetry in 2007 and Krishna Pratap Award for Fiction in 2014. He lives in Bhopal, India. He is active both as a fiction writer and critic. He has been named one of the Ten Best Writers of India by esteemed English daily The Indian Express. He is one of the most widely read contemporary Hindi poet. His poems have been translated into seventeen languages worldwide.
Geet Chaturvedi is the author of six books. His recent book is Nyoonatam Main, a collection of poems. He published three books in 2010, a book of poetry Aalaap mein girah, and two collections of stories Savant Anti Ki Ladkiyan and Pink Slip Daddy. His stories are quite longer in their length and he insists to call them novella, as he says in an interview, there is no synonym for longer short stories in Hindi and novella is the best word to name this form of writing.
His stories Savant Auntie ki Larkiyan, Sahib Hai Rangrez and Gomootra are widely talked about. His novella Pink Slip Daddy (2009) was considered as one of the best works of fiction in recent years Hindi writing by noted literary periodical Kathadesh. English Translation of his novella Simsim, Translated by Anita Gopalan, has won PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants, 2016.