The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Ayaz Memon

Journalist, Mumbai

Ayaz Memon has been a journalist for over 40 years. A graduate in Economics and Law from Mumbai University, he started off as a sports writer and went on to edit newspapers like Mid-Day, Bombay Times and DNA apart from being editor of Sportsweek magazine and sports editor of the Independent and Times of India at various stages. Currently he is a consulting editor 1Play Sports and a regular columnist for the Dainik Bhaskar Group, Hindustan Times, Mint, Deccan Chronicle/Asian Age, Lokmat Times and Times of India writing on sports, politics, cinema and social issues.

sessions

The Sports Page : Playing With Words On Paper

  • 21st November
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Ayaz Memon as he gives you net practice in being a sports writer.

SPEAKERS:
Ayaz Memon

Pandemic Tales

  • 21st November
  • 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

In the darkest of times, humanity shines through. A panel discussion between Emma Donoghue, Peter May, Shobhaa De and Ayaz Memon.

Reading The Game

  • 22nd November
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cricket aficionados discuss their favourite books on the sport.
A panel discussion with Anil Dharker, Naseeruddin Shah, Shashi Tharoor and Ayaz Memon as the chair.

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