The Tenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 14, Fri Nov 15, Sat Nov 16, Sun Nov 17 2019

Conversations
Panel Discussions
Book Launches
Awards
Workshops

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

Speakers

  • Arun Prasad

    India

    Arun is a practicing pannapictagraphist (comic book archivist), history researcher, artist and freelance writer based in Bangalore.

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  • Ashis Ray

    England

    London-based Ashis Ray is the author of the critically acclaimed ‘Laid to Rest: The Controversy over Subhas Chandra Bose's Death’. He is also the world's senior-most still active cricket broadcaster.

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  • Ashok Alexander

    In 2003, Ashok left McKinsey for the Gates Foundation, to create Avahan - an initiative to stem the growth of HIV in India.

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  • Ashutosh

    India

    A highly acclaimed journalist, a reputed columnist and a successful author, Ashutosh was the Managing Editor of IBN7 from 2006 to 2014 when he gave it up to become a political activist.

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  • Avni Doshi

    UAE

    Avni is an award winning author. She received the Tibor Jones South Asia Prize and a Charles Pick Fellowship.

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  • Ayaz Memon

    India

    Ayaz has been a journalist for over 40 years. He has written three books on cricket and co-authored ‘India 50 - The Making of a Nation’.

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  • Bijal Vachharajani

    India

    When Bijal is not reading Harry Potter, she is Editor Scissorhands at Pratham Books where she dreams up picture books.

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  • Binaifer Bharucha

    India

    A freelance photographer based in Mumbai, Binaifer photographs abstracts and landscapes.

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  • Bruce Guthrie

    India

    Bruce Guthrie is an award winning theatre director who has worked all over the world. He was recently appointed Head of Theatre & Film, at the NCPA.

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  • Charles Assisi

    India

    Charles is a co-founder at media and learning platform Founding Fuel Publishing.

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  • Chetan Sharma

    India

    Chetan Sharma started illustrating and animating at the age of 15 and has since made 2 feature animation films, 6 short films, over a dozen books, innumerable ads winning many awards including the National award.

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  • Cosme Álvarez

    Mexico

    Cosme is a poet, narrator and translator from Sinaloa, Mexico. He has taught narrative and poetry workshops.

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  • Dave McKean

    England

    Dave has illustrated and designed over 80 ground breaking books and graphic novels including ‘The Magic of Reality’, ‘The Homecoming’, ‘The Savage’, ‘What's Welsh for Zen’, ‘Arkham Asylum’, ‘Mr. Punch’, ‘Wolves in the Walls’, ‘Coraline’ and ‘The Graveyard Book’.

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  • David Vann

    England

    Published in 23 languages, David’s internationally-bestselling books have won 14 prizes, including best foreign novel in France and Spain, and appeared on 83 Best Books of the Year lists in a dozen countries.

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  • Deepali Naair

    India

    Deepali Naair is the CMO for IBM in India & South Asia. She previously headed marketing at IIFL Investment Managers and was a Board Member at IIFL Wealth Finance.

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  • Deepanjana Pal

    India

    Deepanjana is an author and a journalist, who writes about culture, gender and society.

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  • Devinder Sharma

    India

    Devinder is a distinguished award-winning Indian journalist, columnist, author, writer, thinker and researcher, well-known and respected for his views on food, agriculture and economic policies.

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  • Elizabeth Flock

    USA

    Elizabeth is a journalist and the author of ‘Love and Marriage in Mumbai’, which won a Nautilus Book Award in the journalism/investigative category.

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