The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Bijal Vachharajani


When Bijal is not reading Harry Potter, she is Editor Scissorhands at Pratham Books where she dreams up picture books. A journalist, Bijal is the author of four children’s books, ‘A Cloud Called Bhura’, ‘So You Want to Know About the Environment’, ‘What’s Neema Eating Today?’ and ‘The Seed Savers’. She has edited a magazine, rescued animals and written numerous articles on nature, food and books. Bijal has a Masters in Environment Security and Peace from the University of Peace in Costa Rica and is now a certified climate worrier.


Cloudy With A Chance Of Writing (Registrations Closed)

Children's Festival Friday, 15th Nov 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sunken Garden - NCPA

Based on her book ‘How Now Brown Cloud’ , Bijal Vachcharajani gets children to write about climate change.

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Dry Run

Panel Discussions Friday, 15th Nov 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The water shortage facing us.

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Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Bringing books to children.

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  • Devinder Sharma


    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. His untiring crusade for…

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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. Most recently, he founded BOOM (,…

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