Source : Times of India
Veteran editor and author, Inderjit Badhwar, has been chosen by the Prague Writer’s Festival (PWF) to represent India at its annual literary conclave to be held at the European “City of Spires” between November 9-15.
Delhi-based Badhwar, former editor of India Today, is editor of India Legal. PWF is rated among the top 36 global festivals. Hosting an array of authors, Nobel laureates, and Pulitzer Prize winners, PWF’s theme this year is “The Fire Next Time”, the title of American author James Baldwin‘s book which became a national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, giving support to the emerging civil rights movement.
All discussions are open to the public and centered around current topics, according to a release issued by PWF. Previous invitees of Indian origin have included Salman Rushdie and Arundhati Roy. Other celebrated authors who have featured in the past include Harold Pinter, William Styron, Nadine Gordimer, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Banville.