A decade of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, which attracted packed audiences across the city, ended on a high note this evening. The Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to renowned writer, translator, journalist, film critic, screenwriter and playwright Shanta Gokhale. The Tata Literature Live! literary awards were also announced at the grand finale ceremony. The Literary Awards conferred were as […]
Following the selection of the Longlists for five prestigious literary awards conferred by Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest (November 14 -17), the final shortlist for each award was announced today. The winners will be announced at the grand Awards Ceremony to be held on November 17 at the NCPA, Nariman Point. The Awards are intended to recognise and […]
The prestigious Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019 has been conferred on renowned writer, translator, journalist, film critic, screenwriter and playwright Shanta Gokhale. The Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate for 2019 is K Satchidanandan, one of India’s leading poets. Both these awards recognise an exceptional body of work which has made a significant impact in the Indian literary field. The Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award […]
Mumbai, 1st November 2019: The longlists for five categories of prestigious literary awards conferred by Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest (November 14-17) were announced today. The Awards were instituted to recognise and encourage literary talent across genres, for both established and new writers. The winners will be announced at the grand Awards Ceremony to be held on November […]
Bas Kar by Nikita Desh ke liye, iss jahan ke liye Naari tu kar prahaar apane apamaan ke liye Naari too apane svaabhimaan ke liye Tod de in bediyon ko apne maan-sammaan ke liye Kar prayaas apane utthaan ke liye Sambhaal tu kamaan apane aap ke liye Mat hone de yeh prachaar tu […]
Winners from a literary arts event held at Wilson College. To Veil or Not To Veil by Munira Ozarwala (PRESENT DAY) Samina is 16. She’s standing in front of an audience of over a 150 people. A note in her hand that reads ‘speak for 3 minutes on the topic ‘THE BECOMING OF […]
Literature Live! 360@ Campus collaborated with Sophia College (Kaleidoscope), Wilson College (Polaris), St. Andrew’s (Mosaic) and IIT (Flare) this year to judge their literary arts events at their intercollegiate festivals. All winning entries are given due visibility and winners are invited to join a few writers over tea during the festival. An invaluable conversation for […]
360@ Campus Story and Poetry Writing Contest was held at St Andrew’ College Participants were given first and last line prompts and had to develop their creative writing through the prompts. Story Writing Winners Aamenah Merchant There would be no answer to this one word sentence abortion? Madeline sat there, hunched over the toilet seat […]
The top 25 entries (on the basis of number of votes polled) in The MyStory Contest were judged by a panel. Below are the winners by public choice. All My Life, I Dreamt by Agastya Dev Addepally All my life, I stared down barrels of rifles, Empty bullets shells, filled up bullet holes, All […]
Tata Literature Live! MyStory Contest Winners – Prose Below are the winners selected by a jury independent of the number of public votes they received. Enhanced Interrogation Techniques By Dipanjan Das There had been a problem with the second window on the northern wall since the building had been repainted six months ago, […]
Tata Literature Live! MyStory Contest Winners – Poetry Below are the winners selected by a jury independent of the number of public votes they received. Phantom Roots by Asmita Patwardhan Some odd trees grow in quicksands, Taking birth in drowning hands, Growing in agitated, viscous soil, Roots nourished by turmoil, Rising to unprecedented heights, […]
The tenth edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest promises to be more thought provoking than before. Here’s the second wave of participants. The entire list of participants can be viewed here.
The Tenth Tata Literature Live!, Mumbai’s international literary festival will take place from November 14-17. So do block your diary! You can get more information by going to the website www.tatalitlive.in. As a curtain raiser to the festival, and to give a preview to a new audience, Literature Live! has orgainsed a Curtain Raiser for […]
Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest is proud to announce the first wave of participants for it’s 10th edition. The festival will feature over a hundred authors, poets, journalists and thought leaders from around the world. For more updates, follow us on Instagram.