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

Jerry Pinto

Author & Translator, India

Jerry Pinto is a poet, author, editor and translator. His translated works include Daya Pawar’s Baluta from Marathi, Swadesh Deepak’s I Have Not Seen Mandu from Hindi and Damodar Mauzo’s new novel from Konkani. With Neela Bhagwat he has translated the women Warkari poet-saints in The Ant Who Swallowed the Sun.



  • 26th October
  • 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Exploring grief through fiction and poetry
Siân Hughes in conversation with Jerry Pinto


  • 28th October
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The launch of BEHOLD! THE WORD IS GOD followed by a discussion with the translators, interspersed by abhangs sung by Tejashree Ratankumar Ingawale
Jerry Pinto & Shanta Gokhale in conversation
Presented by: Kotak


  • 29th October
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Writing fiction that transcends genres
Pip Adam, Tomer Gardi
Chair: Jerry Pinto

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