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

Virtual Festival
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István Vörös


Writer, poet, professor of literature and creative writing, István is currently Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Budapest’s Pázmány Péter Catholic University. He is a prolific writer across several genres, having published 30 plays, 25 collections of poetry and four short story collections, as well as three books of essays.  He is a noted translator from Czech, especially of poetry, and his own work has so far appeared in more than 20 languages. The seven plays he has written for Baltazar Theatre – a unique theatre company in Budapest which employs actors with mental disabilities – have been performed successfully in Hungary and abroad.


Poetry Reading

Performances Saturday, 16th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prithvi House - Prithvi

Four poets share a selection of poems, followed by an informal conversation with the audience.

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Örökül Kapott Szavak : An Inheritance Of Words

Workshops Sunday, 17th Nov 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sea View Room - NCPA

Hungarian poet Istvan Voros  introduces his country through its poetry

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Letting It All Out

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

Writing as catharsis.

Other Speakers :
Avni Doshi, David Vann, Meera Damji
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    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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  • Alexander McCall Smith


    A former Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, Alexander has written more than 100 books. He is best known for ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’…

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  • Ambarish Satwik


    Ambarish is a Delhi-based vascular surgeon and writer. His debut novel ‘Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire’, a rogue, fictive sexual history of the British Raj, was published in…

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  • Amrita Mahale


    Amrita is the author of the novel ‘Milk Teeth’. Her writing has appeared in ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Scroll’, ‘Himal Southasian’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’. Amrita was trained as an aerospace…

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