Gateway LitFest Writer Of The Year

Manoranjan is the Gateway LitFest writer of the year. The convict-turned-rickshaw puller-turned writer is a socio-political activist. Known as the pioneer of Dalit literature in Bengali, he was nakedly illiterate…

read more

Blog

Blogs in other Languages

News

  • The Life of Thomas Edison

    November 2, 2019 Read More...

    Source: www.nytimes.com The acclaimed biographer Edmund Morris died earlier this year, at 78, before he could see the publication of his new book, “Edison,” about the brilliant and prolific inventor. David Oshinsky,…

  • India, Germany ink deal on culture, literature

    Source: www.outlookindia.com Following a delegation-level meeting between Indo-German culture ministers on Friday, India and Germany have agreed to cooperate between select museums, and explore the possibility of translating literature classics of…

  • Tata literature festival turns 10

    Source: www.newkerala.com   Counted among the oldest homegrown literature festivals of India, Tata Literature Live, which will host its tenth edition in Mumbai this month, has a stellar line-up of…


 

Writer at Heart

A lecture with the University of Kashmir, Aadil started his literary pursuit with poetry. But soon, he shifted to literary criticism and got his work first published in 2011. Hailing…

read more

Talent Turf

9400789625 Shaik Mahammad Shareef, known as Vempalle Shareef, was born in Vempalle village in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh and is noted short-story writer. He got the Kendra Sahitya Academy…

read more

Interview with Speakers at GLF 2018

Religion and incidents in an immediate society shaped the writings of Mercy Margaret, winner of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in Telugu. https://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/mercy-margaret-interview-on-winning-sahitya-akademi-yuva-puraskar/article19149477.ece

read more

Thus Spake…


The biggest challenges faced by poetry today is the challenge of freedom. No way of writing is sacrosanct. The challenge lies in remaining true to yourself and create something original, rather than to contrive, a practice that is usually seen in contemporary poems,

Discussion Forum

Is the brutal killing of Gauri Lankesh the begining of an end to freedom of writing and expression? - After Kalburgi, Dhabolkar and Pansare, noted editor Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday evening at her Ideal Home Layout residence in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru. She was known for...
Are literary festivals stimulating reading revolution in India? - According to a recent report by IANS, there are 90 literary festivals in India and these fests have given a new fillip to reading habits. But, most of the fests...


 PLATINUM | ASSOCIATES SPONSORS | DINNER PARTNERS | OUTDOOR PUBLICITY | EVENT PARTNER