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

  • Jonathan Gil Harris

    India

    Jonathan is a Delhi-based scholar, teacher and director of Shakespeare.

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  • Jurczok 1001

    Switzerland

    Roland is a spoken word artist, singer and performer. He is among Switzerland’s spoken word pioneers and has released six albums.

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  • K.Satchidanandan

    India

    K.Satchidanandan is a poet, critic, playwright, essayist, short story writer, children's writer, editor, columnist and travel writer.

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  • Kalpana Sharma

    India

    Kalpana is an independent journalist and author. As a journalist specialising in developmental and environmental issues as well as gender, she has worked with ‘Himmat Weekly’, ‘The Indian Express’, ‘The Times of India’ and ‘The Hindu’.

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  • Kannan Sundaram

    India

    S R Sundaram (aka Kannan Sundaram) is the Managing Director and publisher of Kalachuvadu Publication Pvt Ltd and the editor and publisher of ‘Kalachuvadu’, a monthly journal for culture and politics.

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  • Kaveree Bamzai

    India

    Kaveree is an independent journalist. She was the first and so far, the only woman editor of ‘India Today’, where she worked till January 2019. A recipient of the…

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  • Kiran Khalap

    India

    As brand consultant by day, Kiran’s creativity is deployed for unifying brands and organisations through www.chlorophyll.in

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  • Koninika Roy

    India

    Koninika Roy has a Masters in Cultural Studies from SOAS, University of London. She currently works at Godrej India Culture Lab.

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  • Kumar Ketkar

    India

    Kumar Ketkar is former editor of Dainik Divya Marathi, Loksatta and Maharashtra Times. He has reported from the US, Soviet Union, UK, Germany, Vietnam  among other countries.

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  • Lisa Ray

    India

    Cross-cultural phenomenon, Lisa is an internationally acclaimed performer, philanthropist, author and public speaker.

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  • Lubaina Bandukwala

    India

    Lubaina Bandukwala has a masters degree in journalism, but has followed her heart into children's publishing a writer, editor and festival curator.

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  • Madhavi Menon

    India

    Madhavi is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University.

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  • Manasi Subramaniam

    India

    Manasi Subramaniam is Senior Commissioning Editor and Head of Literary Rights at the Penguin Press Group, Penguin Random House India

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  • Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    USA

    Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is an award-winning and bestselling writer of five books. Khushwant Singh hailed her “a star on the literary horizon.”

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  • Manu S. Pillai

    India

    Manu S. Pillai is an author whose first book - The Ivory Throne won the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar. He was formerly chief of staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor MP in his capacity as Chairman of the External Affairs Committee in the Indian parliament

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  • Mark Inglis

    New Zealand

    As the only double amputee who has stood on the summit of Mt Everest,  Mark can truly define the often-used saying, “Attitude determines your Altitude".

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  • Mary Robinson

    Ireland

    Mary Robinson served as President of Ireland from 1990-1997 and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002.

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  • Meena Menon

    India

    Meena Menon is an independent journalist and former bureau chief The Hindu, Mumbai.

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