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

Maryam Ala Amjadi

Poet, Iran

Dr Maryam Ala Amjadi is a poet, translator, and researcher who has spent the impressionable years of her childhood in India. She has received the Young Generation Poet Award at the First International Poetry Festival in Yinchuan, China and has been a writer-in-residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, UNESCO City of Literature. She was previously a writer for the Tehran Times Daily, where she founded and wrote a weekly page on Iranian society and culture for the English-reading world. Her new book of poems Where Is the Mouth of That Word? was published this year.


Words From The World

  • 13th November
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Four multi-national poets recite their work
Jazz Money, Maryam Ala Amjadi, Rolf Hermann, Sampurna Chattarji

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    Poet, India

    Gieve Patel has published three books of poetry: ‘Poems’ (Nissim Ezekiel, Bombay, 1966); ‘How Do You Withstand, Body’ (Clearing House, Bombay, 1976); and ‘Mirrored, Mirroring’ (Oxford University Press, Madras,…

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