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Sanjoy Roy (Photo: IANS)

'Free-flowing exchange of ideas must be kept alive': Sanjoy Roy says Jaipur Lit Fest will brave out challenges 

"It's too early to look at what form the Jaipur Lit Fest will take for 2021. We are confident of hosting the festival in 2021 albeit with changes given the challenges presently," says Sanjoy Roy. 

Published on 17th May 2020
Namita Gokhale

On a train to Jaipur junction: Namita Gokhale offers an enjoyable celebration of old-fashioned storytelling

JLF co-founder Namita Gokhale’s new book is far from a festival diary, and rather, a celebration of the pleasures of writing.

Published on 28th February 2020
Dia Mirza breaks down at JLF while talking about climate change, gets trolled

Dia Mirza breaks down at JLF 2020 in a talk about climate change, gets trolled 

Environmentalist and actress Dia Mirza has become a victim of social media trolls after she broke down at the latest edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival while speaking about climate change.
 

Published on 28th January 2020
Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace

Jaipur Lit Fest set to be hosted at landmark Diggi Palace venue for the last time in 2020

The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be organised at Diggi Palace for the last time in 2020.

Published on 21st December 2019
Ben Okri

The walk of life: Nigerian Booker-winner Ben Okri on poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel

Booker Prize winner Ben Okri from Nigeria chats about poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel that’s already being hailed as the year’s finest.

Published on 16th July 2019
Andre Aciman at JLF 2019

A summer romance: Talking about first love, desire and sexuality with Andre Aciman

André Aciman’s upcoming follow-up to his 2007 novel, Call Me by Your Name, is among the biggest talking points in the literary world this year.

Published on 16th July 2019
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

Festival report: Jeffrey Archer, Ben Okri, Shashi Tharoor, Manisha Koirala and others light up Jaipur Lit Fest 2019

With a focus on subjects ranging from war, politics and climate change to gender, science and technology, mythology, cinema, activism and more, the 12th edition of JLF offered new perspectives

Published on 1st February 2019
Rajathi Salma

Jaipur Lit Fest confers the Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry on Tamil author and poet, Rajathi Salma

With two volumes of poetry, a short story anthology and two novels, several of which have been translated to other languages, Salma has made her mark as a distinctive literary voice

Published on 18th January 2019
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Talks by Manisha Koirala, Germaine Greer, Venki Ramakrishnan and more; here's a preview of Jaipur Lit Fest 2019 

From science writing, climate change, historical fiction and non-fiction to mental health and storytelling for general well-being, this year’s showcase at the JLF is much larger than before

Published on 18th January 2019
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Here are seven things you must not miss at the Jaipur Lit Fest in 2019

From musical evenings, book-signings and discussions to art exhibitions, there's a lot in store at the JLF

Published on 11th January 2019
Eric Akoto

JLF 2018: Eric Akoto on discovering new writing through Litro World Series editions

A chat with Eric Akoto at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.

Published on 1st February 2018
Han Yujoo

"Writing brings you to another world": South Korean writer Han Yujoo at Jaipur Lit Fest 2018

South Korean writer Han Yujoo at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.

Published on 1st February 2018
Lonely Courage

Jaipur Lit Fest 2018: Historian Rick Stroud tells the story of WWII agent Noor Inayat Khan

Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: An interview with Rick Stroud, a producer, director and and bestselling historian specialising in the events of World War II.

Published on 24th January 2018
Scenes from JLF 2017

Jaipur Lit Fest 2018: Anu Singh Chaudhary on 'Lok Bhasha', and the joys of writing

Anu Singh Choudharys give us insights into the broad topics set to engage audiences at the 11th Jaipur Lit Fest. 

Published on 19th January 2018
Neeta Gupta

Jaipur BookMark 2018: Neetu Gupta on Indian writing, and the business of translations

Neeta Gupta chats about copyrights, policy changes and the rise of Indian language publishing.

Published on 19th January 2018

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