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

  • Emanuela Sabbatini

    Italy

    Emanuela  is the President and Co-founder of AFLIN. It implements projects of sensitisation, education, training and health, meant especially for women and children.

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  • Eshkol Nevo

    Israel

    Eshkol Nevo is the author of best-selling and prize winning novels, ‘Homesick’, ‘World Cup Wishes’, ‘Neuland’, ‘Three Floors Up’ and ‘The Last Interview’.

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  • Frédérick Lavoie

    Canada

    Frédérick is a nonfiction writer and a freelance foreign correspondent. He has lived in Russia, India and the United States and has reported from more than 30 countries for various Canadian and European media.

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  • Gauri Sinh

    India

    Gauri is the former Editor of ‘Bombay Times’ and ‘DNA After Hrs’. Her latest crime thriller, ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ (2019) is out now.

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  • Gayatri Rangachari-Shah

    India

    Gayatri is an author and journalist. She is co-author of ‘Changemakers: 20 Women Transforming Bollywood Behind the Scenes’.

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  • George Jose

    India

    George is Associate Dean of the Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts (JDSoLA) and Associate Professor, NMIMS deemed University, Mumbai.

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  • Govindraj Ethiraj

    Govindraj is a television and print journalist, and an entrepreneur whose ventures are safeguarding the transparency, accuracy, and integrity of the internet in general.

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  • Hari Krishnan

    USA / Canada

    Hari is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. His research areas include colonialism, post-colonialism and Indian dance, Bharatanatyam in…

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  • Harish Bhat

    India

    Harish is an author, columnist and marketer. He works with the Tata Group, where he began his career 32 years ago.

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  • Hindol Sengupta

    India

    Hindol is an award-winning author of nine books. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and has been a senior journalist with the Indian edition of ‘Fortune’…

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  • Hrishi K

    INDIA

    Hrishikesh Kannan popularly known Hrishi K, is producer and presenter on the nation’s biggest breakfast radio show on 94.3 RadioOne.

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  • Humra Quraishi

    India

    Humra is a Delhi-based writer, columnist, journalist.

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  • Ian Jack

    England

    Ian Jack is a British writer and journalist and a former editor of the ‘Independent on Sunday’ and the literary magazine ‘Granta’.

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  • István Vörös

    Hungary

    Writer, poet, professor of literature and creative writing, István is currently Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Budapest's Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

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  • Janhavi Samant

    India

    Janhavi is a pukka Mumbai girl. A journalist with over 18 years of experience, she launched her debut novel, ‘Faaltugiri and Other Flashbacks’ - a book about growing up in the 80s and the world of Bombay - a couple of months ago.

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  • Jay Panda

    India

    Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda is National Vice President and Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been a four time Member of Parliament of India. He was elected twice…

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  • Jayant Kaikini

    Jayant Kaikini is a Kannada poet, short-story writer, columnist and playwright, as well as an award-winning lyricist, script and dialogue writer.

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  • Jerry Pinto

    India

    Jerry is an author who lives and works in Mumbai and finds it increasingly tedious to sum himself up in a hundred words. However, he keeps trying.

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