The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Telling Tall Tales

  • Friday, 19th Nov
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm IST

Enter a writer’s mind!

How stories originated and found their way into his books. Why writing is all about communicating an idea and why children are more fun to write for.


Private: Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the author of seven novels for adults, including The Midnight Library which was an instant best seller.  He has also written highly acclaimed non-fiction, most recently The Comfort Book, and award-winning books for children, one of which, A Boy Called Christmas, is being made into a feature film with an all-star cast. His work has been translated into over forty languages.

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Private: Shabnam Minwalla

Shabnam Minwalla is a popular children’s author. She also writes for several Indian newspapers.  Her short stories are included in several anthologies.

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Books In The Session

A Boy Called Christmas

  • Matt Haig

The Truth Pixie

  • Matt Haig

The Midnight Library

  • Matt Haig


Presented By

British Council