The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

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Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards for 2021 Announced

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…

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Tata Literature Live! 2021 Workshop Registrations Now Open

Day and Date: Thursday 18 th Nov – Sunday 21 st Nov.2021
Time : Between 11am-5.00 pm IST

-Workshops are a mix of instruction and practice. Of learning a new skill…

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Tata Literature Live! Announces Literary Awards Shortlists for 2021

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…

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2021 - To Be Continued...

2021 Speakers

Anita Desai

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.

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Anne Enright

Anne Enright is a Booker Prize winning author.  She was Ireland’s first Laureate for Fiction.

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Salman Rushdie

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.

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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:

  • 1. Create your own schedule with events in which you are interested
  • 2. Add events to your Google calendar
  • 3. Ability to leave comments on sessions and participate in our special events
  • 4. Exclusive access to behind the scenes and special events.
  • 5. Benefits from our sponsors such as discount codes on books.
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2021 Schedule

Tata Literature Live! 2021 Awards

  • 21st November
  • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Presentation of literary awards in fiction, non fiction, and business categories.

Genre Fluid

  • 21st November
  • 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Literary conventions be damned
Marlon James in conversation with Shalini Puri

Wide Angle

  • 21st November
  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A new generation of Indian-American novelists is opening fresh vistas
Karan Mahajan, Sanjena Sathian
Chair : Sonal Shah

Tata Literature Live! Awards 2021



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.

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Literature Live! 360@Campus Festival

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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