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

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Shabnam Minwalla

Author, India

Shabnam Minwalla writes for newspapers, plays mother to three teenagers, devours murder mysteries and shops for sarees. But her favourite activities are writing books for children and seeking out ghosts, stories and bargains in her beloved Mumbai. Her popular books include The Six Spellmakers of Dorabji Street, What Maya Saw and the Nimmi series. Her two latest books are Saira Zariwala is Afraid  and the murder-mystery  Murder at Daisy Apartments. Shabnam has spoken and conducted workshops and book readings at several literature festivals in India.



  • 18th November
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Writing ghost stories
For ages : 10-13
A workshop by Shabnam Minwalla

Shabnam Minwalla

Telling Tall Tales

  • 19th November
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Why writing for children is more fun
For ages : 11-13
Matt Haig in conversation with Shabnam Minwalla

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