The Thirteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, November 9th to Sunday, November 13th 2022

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Sabika Abbas Naqvi

Performance poet, India

Sabika Abbas Naqvi is a Performance poet, and Founder of Sar-e-rahguzar: Poetry on the streets. She is also the Co-editor of the Bystander Anthology and Senior Editor of the SAAG Anthology. She is an INK Fellow, formerly, a campaigns strategist with Change.org, and an alternative educator. Her work revolves around gender and minority rights, advocacy and inclusive curriculum design. She has spoken on multiple platforms in India and abroad. Her work is taught and researched at prestigious universities across the world. She currently manages the Community and Advocacy work at the Fearless Collective.

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Verses From Within

  • 19th November
  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Three poets recite their work
Ali Abdollahi, Sabika Abbas Naqvi, Vasantha Surya

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