The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Sophia Thakur

Poet & Author, United Kingdom

Sophia Thakur is an award winning, best selling author and performance poet. She has been invited to share her captivating, intimate stories on the TEDx stage, Glastonbury, MTV, Google, Facebook and over 50 universities across the world. Sophia Thakur’s powerful but gentle messages on mental health, diversity, politics, self-expression, empowerment, women and wellbeing has led to participation at events organised by The Guardian, The Royal Family, Channel 4, BBC, Viacom and even Universal Music. Online, Sophia Thakur has cultivated a passionate following with over 1 million views and 41k subscribers across her social media channels. She has inspired millions of watchers to pick up a pen or type their own story.

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https://youtu.be/5xtFRb8y19s

It Could Be Verse : Extempore Poetry

  • 17th November
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

UK based author and poet, Sophia Thakur turns people into poems in a rap and rhythm kind of way.

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