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

Virtual Festival
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Shinie Antony


Shinie has written short-story books. ‘Barefoot and Pregnant’, ‘The Orphanage For Words’, and novels, ‘When Mira Went Forth’ and ‘Multiplied, A Kingdom for his Love’. She has compiled the anthologies ‘Why We Don’t Talk’, ‘An Unsuitable Woman’ and ‘Boo: 13 Stories That Will Send a Chill Down Your Spine’. She is the cCo-founder of the Bangalore Literature Festival and director of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival. Her story ‘A Dog’s Death’ won the Commonwealth Short Story Asia prize in 2003. ‘The Girl Who Couldn’t Love’ is her latest novel.


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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How Do I Say This? Live Editing

Workshops Sunday, 17th Nov 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Title Waves Lounge - St Pauls Institute

Learn the art of listening to our minds with Shinie Antony.

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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


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  • Ambarish Satwik


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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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