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,
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Kalpana Sharma


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’. She was also Consulting Editor with ‘Economic & Political Weekly’. She is the author of ‘Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum’ and has edited ‘Missing: Half the Story, Journalism as if Gender Matters’, and more recently, ‘Single by Choice, Happily Unmarried Women’. Her latest book is ‘The Silence and the Storm: Narratives of Violence again Women in India’. She has also co-edited ‘Terror Counter-Terror: Women Speak Out’.


Caught In The Crosshairs

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Launch of ‘The Silence and The Storm’ followed by a discussion about women in the conflict zone.

Other Speakers :
Humra Quraishi, Elizabeth Flock
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Paving The Way

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Leading life on my terms.

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  • Devinder Sharma


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