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

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Hemant Divate

Poet, India

Hemant Divate is a Marathi poet, editor, publisher, translator and a poetry activist. He is the author of seven poetry collections in Marathi. Poetrywala has recently published his Struggles with Imagined Gods and Other Poems (in English translation) and Paranoia (in the original Marathi). He has a book each in Spanish, Irish, Arabic, German and Estonian apart from five in English. His poems have also been translated into more than 30 international languages.

He is advisor to many poetry festivals around the world. Website:


Listen To The Music

  • 21st November
  • 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Five reputable Marathi poets recite their poems
Hemant Divate, Kalpana Dudhal, Manya Joshi, Pradnya Daya Pawar, Prafull Shiledar