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

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  • Menaka Guruswamy

    Senior Advocate, India

    Dr. Menaka Guruswamy is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. She was one of the key forces behind the successful landmark legal battle against section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalised same-sex relations. She has been named as a globally influential personality by leading publications. 

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  • Mini Menon

    Journalist & Author, India

    Mini Menon is an award-winning journalist and author. She has written a book on Indian business history. She is the co-founder and editor of Live History India, a first of its kind digital platform on Indian history and culture. 

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  • Mrunmayee Shivapurkar

    Translator, India

    Mrunmayee Shivapurkar translates fiction and theatre texts from German into Marathi and is a theatre artist as well. 

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  • Mustansir Dalvi

    Poet, Translator & Editor, India

    Mustansir Dalvi is a poet, translator and editor. His poems have been translated into French, Croatian, Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi. He also teaches architecture in Mumbai.

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  • Nandita Bose

    Author, India

    Nandita Bose writes fiction charting  Indian women’s journeys to self-awareness despite being bound by social sanctions and gender inequalities.

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  • Neena Gupta

    Actor, Director & Producer, India

    Neena Gupta is a two time National Award winning actor, an acclaimed director and producer.

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  • Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai

    Poet & Author, Vietnam

    Dr Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is an award-winning writer poet and journalist. Her debut novel and first book in English, The Mountains Sing, was an international bestseller, winning many literary prizes. She has been named by Forbes Vietnam as one of 20 inspiring women of 2021.

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  • Nick Hornby

    Author, United Kingdom

    Nick Hornby is an Oscar-nominated screenwriter and award-winning author. He has written eight novels including High Fidelity, About a Boy and most recently, Just Like You. His non-fiction book Fever Pitch is a classic of its genre.

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  • Novoneel Chakraborty

    Author, India

    Novoneel Chakraborty is the author of fifteen bestselling thriller novels, two e-novellas and one bestselling short story collection, with his works being translated into multiple Indian languages. 

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  • Parna Pethe

    Actor, India

    Parna Pethe  is an actor and creator who has worked predominantly for Marathi stage and theatre. She has also appeared in several films.

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  • Patricia Forde

    Author, Ireland

    Patricia Forde is a multi-award winning writer for children and young people. She writes in both English and Irish. 

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  • Peter Casey

    Entrepreneur, Author & Political Commentator, Ireland

    Peter Casey is an entrepreneur, political commentator, activist, and author. He has published two bestselling books on the Tata group. 

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  • Peter Griffin

    Writer, India

    Peter Griffin is a writer, editor, and web show host. 

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  • Peter Stamm

    Author, Switzerland

    Peter Stamm is an award-winning author who has  published eight novels, five collections of stories, three children’s books and several radio and stage plays. His books have been translated into 39 languages. 

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  • Pradip Krishen

    Naturalist & Environmentalist, India

    Pradip Krishen is a leading environmentalist and habitat expert, noted for his restoration of degraded land with native plants. He has published field guides on the trees of Delhi and the jungle trees of Central India. 

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  • Pradnya Daya Pawar

    Poet, Columnist & Writer, India

    Dr. Pradnya Daya Pawar is an award-winning Marathi poet, columnist and writer. Her work is political and deals with caste oppression and patriarchal exploitation in Indian society and has been translated into many Indian and foreign languages. 

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  • Prafull Shiledar

    Poet & Translator, India

    Prafull Shiledar is an award winning Marathi poet-translator. He has published poetry in Marathi and Hindi. He has received the Sahitya Akademi (Indian National Academy of Letters) Award for translation. 

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  • Raghav Bahl

    Media Entrepreneur & Broadcast Journalist, India

    Raghav Bahl is a multi-award winning veteran first-generation media entrepreneur and broadcast/digital journalist. He founded the Network18 group, one of the leading media companies in India. He is the author of the best selling Super Trilogy which triangulates the geoeconomics between India, China, and America. 

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