The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 19, Fri Nov 20, Sat Nov 21, Sun Nov 22 2019

Panel Discussions
Book Launches

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

Lubaina Bandukwala


Lubaina Bandukwala has a masters degree in journalism, but has followed her heart into children’s publishing a writer, editor and festival curator. Her flagship festival Peek A Book is held at the Royal Opera House in December. As subject matter expert in contemporary children’s literature she has been invited as a speaker at TedX and on several panels including She The People Writer’s Festival, Avid Learning and Kalaghoda Arts Festival.


I’m A Poet And I Know It (Registrations Closed)

Children's Festival Saturday, 16th Nov 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Experimental Garden - NCPA

How do you write a cool poem  about  dreary dusters, tiffin terrors and frothy friends?  Lubaina Bandukwala shows you how.

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