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

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Author, India

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih is an award-winning Khasi poet and writer. His latest works include the epic novel Funeral Nights, The Yearning of Seeds and Time’s Barter: Haiku and Senryu. He is the author of Around the Hearth: Khasi Legends and the co-editor of Dancing Earth: An Anthology of Poetry from Northeast India.

He has published his works extensively in India and overseas. His awards include the first Veer Shankar Shah-Raghunath Shah National Award for literature (Madhya Pradesh, 2008), a Tagore Fellowship (IIAS, Shimla, 2018) and The Bangalore Review June Jazz Award (2021). He teaches literature at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.


Changing The Subject

  • 12th November
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Laying claim to your own stories
Jazz Money, Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih
Chair : Michelle Phillip

Living Roots

  • 13th November
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A Khasi saga
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih in conversation with Peter Griffin

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