The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

THE POWER OF WORDS

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

FESTIVAL NEWS

  • 1 + 4 = 14 @Tata Literature Live! | Celebrating the magic of words and numbers at Mumbai’s International LitFest

    The 14th edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest resounded with audiences clapping at thought-provoking sessions, whoops and cheers for popular speakers, thunderous applause for amazing performances, rhythms…

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  • So Long, Farewell, Gieve Patel

    It was with a great sense of grief and loss that we received the news of the passing
    of Gieve Patel, one of India’s best regarded poets in English, and…

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  • Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards for 2023 Announced

    Congratulations to all our winners!

    The winners of the Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards 2023 are as follows:

    Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year (Fiction):

    The Secret Of More by…

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  • Tata Literature Live! MyStory Contest 2023 Winners

    Jury Choice
    Embroidered Wings by Aditi Mishra

    In the aftermath of a storm
    I find a blue handkerchief
    hanging from a jasmine shrub
    with hopes of being owned again.
    It dances with dew-kissed bluebells
    caressed by…

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  • Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards Shortlists for 2023 Announced

    The Shortlists for the prestigious Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards have been announced today. The awards are presented annually at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, for books…

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  • Mamang Dai Is The Poet Laureate For Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 2023

    Celebrated poet Mamang Dai will be the Poet Laureate of the 14th edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest. 

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  • Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards Longlists for 2023 Announced

    Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest presents literary awards annually for Fiction, Non-Fiction and Business books published during the year.

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  • C S Lakshmi Receives Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award For 2023

    Pathbreaking author C S Lakshmi, (publishing fiction under her pseudonym Ambai) has been conferred the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2023.

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  • Eclectic, Inclusive, International – Unmissable!

    The 14th edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest is around the corner! With committed audiences both online and on ground, the Festival will start with its online edition on 25th – 26th October with leading international authors such as Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak. The Festival will take place on ground from 27th – 29th October at the NCPA, Nariman Point and St Pauls Institute of Communication Education and Title Waves bookstore in Bandra.

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  • Literature Live! 360@Campus Contests

    Creative Writing contests were held on college campuses in August, across the city to encourage writing among peers. Prompts were provided which served as the starting and ending lines to…

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  • Tata Literature Live! MyStory Contest 2023

    The Tata Literature Live! MyStory Contest is back!

    The Tata Literature Live! MyStory contest is an initiative designed to create a space for aspiring and unpublished writers to come find…

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  • A Last Goodbye To A Legendary Festival Laureate

    We at Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest are profoundly grieved at the loss of the Festival’s 2018 Poet Laureate, Jayanta Mahapatra.

    A physicist, poet, essayist and above all, humanist, …

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  • Tata Literature Live! Photography Fellowship Contest 2023

    Tata Literature Live! is a celebration of ideas. While literature is at the core of the festival, we are inspired and moved by a multitude of art forms, stories…

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  • Martin Amis (1949-2023) : Loss Of A Friend

    We regret the passing of celebrated author Martin Amis who was universally recognised as one of the great British novelists of his age.

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  • Dial Thirteen For Luck

    135 speakers. 11 countries. 75 sessions. 9 book launches

     

    Every edition of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest has been unique and special in some way. This year, the…

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  • Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards for 2022 Announced

    Mumbai, 14th November 2022: The Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest closed with a gala ceremony this evening at which eminent playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar, recipient of the Tata Literature…

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  • Tata Literature Live! Announces Its Literary Awards Shortlists for 2022

    Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards Shortlists for 2022 Announced

     

    Mumbai, 31st October 2022: The Shortlists for the prestigious Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards have been announced today. The Awards are…

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  • Ian Jack (1945 – 2022) : Loss Of A Friend

    We deeply mourn the passing of Ian Jack after a short illness. Most famously known as editor of Granta, Ian was a trailblazing and internationally renowned journalist, upholding the best…

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