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

Iffat Nawaz

Author, India/Bangladesh

Iffat Nawaz was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is a devotee of Sri Aurobindo and, has been living in Pondicherry since 2018. Her debut novel Shurjo’s Clan, was published last year. Iffat worked for over a decade in humanitarian and development projects in the USA, Asia and Africa. In 2016, she published Untold Stories of Tanguar Haor, a collection of true accounts of a local community that lives in a water basin at the border of India and Bangladesh, commissioned by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Her writing has appeared in various international and Indian publications.



  • 28th October
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stories of loss, pain, and redemption
Briohny Doyle, Gavin McCrea, Iffat Nawaz
Chair: Arjun Raj Gaind


  • 29th October
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A nation’s past reflected in family trauma
Iffat Nawaz, Shabnam Minwalla
Chair: Jane Borges
Presented by: Godrej

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