The prestigious Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards for 2021 were announced tonight, at the grand finale of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, being held from November 18th…
Day and Date: Thursday 18 th Nov – Sunday 21 st Nov.2021
Time : Between 11am-5.00 pm IST
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The short lists for the prestigious Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards were announced today. The Awards are presented at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest each year. They…
“If 2020 was a tough year, 2021 seems to have brought with it the heavies of tough. Literature Live! has borne the loss of two beloved people: our Founder & Festival Director, Anil Dharker and Executive Director, Shashi Baliga. Their roles in Literature Live! are immeasurable. The only way we can honour the legacy they have left behind is to continue with the festival as they would have wanted us to. And so, despite the pandemic the show will go on. Keeping in mind the unpredictability of COVID, this year too will be a fully digital festival, with sessions streaming live on all Tata Literature Live! platforms, as we did last year.”
– Amy Fernandes
Anita Desai is a multi-award winning author. She is a member of the Advisory Board for English of the National Assembly of Letters in Delhi and holds Fellowships at the Royal Society of Literature in London, the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York and Girton College, Cambridge University. She teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Anne Enright is a Booker Prize winning author. She was Ireland’s first Laureate for Fiction.
Salman Rushdie shot to fame in 1981 when his pioneering book Midnight’s Children won the Booker Prize. He has since gone on to become a multi-award winning author, honoured in many countries, with 14 novels, a book of stories and five non-fiction works. His books have been translated into 40 languages. He received a Knighthood in 2007. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, an Honorary Professor in the Humanities at M.I.T, and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University.
Tata Literature Live! 2021 will be a virtual festival with participants from around the globe. The festival is free to attend and registration is not mandatory. However, registered users get the following benefits:
Presentation of literary awards in fiction, non fiction, and business categories.
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Chair : Sonal Shah
The Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award recognises and salutes sustained and outstanding contribution to writing and literature in India.
The Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award recognises and salutes sustained and outstanding contribution to poetry in India.
The Little Festival...where books are a lot of fun. An inclusive festival for kids to make them fall in love with the written word.
Literature Live 360@ Campus is the student engagement arm of Literature Live! wherein it organizes literary events exclusively for the student community ( 18-25yrs).
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