The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

THE POWER OF WORDS

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

  • Tenzin Tsundue

    Poet, Writer, & Activist, India/Tibet

    Tenzin Tsundue is a Tibetan award-winning and widely translated writer and activist, born and raised in India.

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  • Tess Joseph

    Casting Director, India

    Tess Joseph is an Oscar Nominated Casting Director & Director of Spoken Fest 2017-2024.

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  • Thomas Zacharias

    Chef, India

    Thomas Zacharias is the founder of The Locavore, a transformative platform focused on Doing Good Through Food in India.

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  • Tishani Doshi

    Poet, India

    Tishani Doshi is a former lead dancer and publishes poetry, fiction and essays.

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  • Tomer Gardi

    Novelist, Germany/Israel

    Tomer Gardi was born in Israel, lives in Berlin and writes in German and Hebrew.

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  • Tuhin A Sinha

    Author, Columnist and Politician, India

    Tuhin A Sinha is a popular author and columnist and is presently the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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  • Tulsi Jayakumar

    Professor, India

    Tulsi Jayakumar is Professor of Economics and Executive Director, Centre for Family Business & Entrepreneurship at Bhavan’s S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai.

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  • Uma Rama Rao

    Professor, India

    Uma Rama Rao has doctorates in both engineering and Kannada literature. A former professor of engineering, she is now a literary translator from English and Marathi to Kannada.

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  • Usha Subramanian

    Commentator, India

    Usha Subramanian is a freelance commentator who was formerly an English professor and French teacher.

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  • Vappala Balachandran

    Columnist & Author, India

    Vappala Balachandran was a special secretary, cabinet secretariat, in the Indian government and writes extensively on national security and Intelligence.

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  • Vidya Vencatesan

    Professor, India

    Vidya Vencatesan is Professor of French and Francophone Literature at Mumbai University.

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  • Vivek Shanbhag

    Author, Playwright, Editor, India

    Vivek Shanbhag is a Kannada author, pioneering editor and playwright. His work has been widely translated into many languages.

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  • Wandana Sonalkar

    Professor & Researcher, India

    Wandana Sonalkar has researched and written extensively on gender and caste.

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  • Yadnya Ankita

    Poet, India

    Yadnya Ankita is a woman of transgender experience from Mumbai whose interests lie in makeup, poems and chai.

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  • Zac O’Yeah

    Novelist, India/Sweden

    Zac O’Yeah is an Indo-Swedish novelist and author. Though known for his detective stories, his latest book is about his adventures in Indian restaurants and kitchens.

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  • Zai Whitaker

    Author, India

    Zai Whitaker is a naturalist and educator who has written 20 children’s books on nature.

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