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

Sampurna Chattarji

Poet, India

Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, fiction writer, editor, teacher and translator. Her twenty books include the short story collection about Bombay/Mumbai, ‘Dirty Love’ and the novels ‘Rupture’ and ‘Land of the Well’. She has published an acclaimed translation of Joy Goswami’s prose poems ‘After Death Comes Water’.  The most recent of Sampurna’s ten poetry titles are ‘Elsewhere  Where Else’ co-authored with Eurig Salisbury; the collaborative work ‘Over and Underground in Mumbai & Paris’ and ‘Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien’.

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Tata Literature Live 2022 : Poet Laureate

  • 12th November
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presentation to Gieve Patel
followed by a conversation with Sampurna Chattarji

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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