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

Literature Unmasked

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Words Of Inspiration

  • Sunday, 21st Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm IST

Writers are not born, they are inspired. It is through the works of others, through their words, style, characterisation or narrative technique they have found their own voice. In this session the audience gets to go on a voyage of discovery as authors reveal the books that inspired them to put pen to paper.


Manjiri Indurkar

Manjiri Indurkar is a poet from Jabalpur in central India. Her work hasappeared in several literary journals and mainline publications. She  also writes extensively on Indian art, culture and heritage.

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Meera Rajagopalan

Meera Rajagopalan’s short fiction has been published in several anthologies. Her debut novel was published in 2021.  She is a communications consultant for an NGO based in Pondicherry.

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Sandeep Raina

Sandeep Raina was born and raised in Kashmir, where he graduated as an engineer. He has spent much of his life in Delhi, Istanbul and London. His short stories have appeared in mainstream publications in India and internationally, mostly referencing Kashmir, as does his recent debut novel

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Rupangi Sharma

Rupangi Sharma  is an author, editor, and an educationist. She is Founder & CEO of EFG Learning | Education for Growth. 

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Books In The Session

It's All In Your Head, M

  • Manjiri Indurkar

A Bit Of Everything

  • Sandeep Raina

The Eminently Forgettable Life Of Mrs Pankajam

  • Meera Rajagopalan


Presented By

KV Mariwala Philanthropy Initiative



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