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


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


  • Sunday, 29th Oct
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm IST
  • St Pauls Institute, Title Waves

The literary tradition of most languages hold canonical books and writers who, for a variety of reasons, have acquired a special place in the imagination of authors that followed, and of readers down the ages. Three writers talk about the great books in Kannada literature that strongly influenced future generations and those that personally inspired them.


Mithra Venkatraj

Mithra Venkatraj is a Kannada short story writer living in Mumbai.

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Uma Rama Rao

Uma Rama Rao has doctorates in both engineering and Kannada literature. A former professor of engineering, she is now a literary translator from English and Marathi to Kannada.

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Srinath Perur

Srinath Perur is a translator from Kannada to English and a reputed writer on science and travel.

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