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

Siân Hughes

Poet & Author, Ireland

Siân Hughes is an award-winning poet. Her first collection of poetry, The Missing, contained the elegy The Send Off that won The Arvon International poetry prize in 2006 and the Seamus Heaney award for a first collection. Sian’s book Pearl is inspired by memories of her mother and by her love for the Medieval poem Pearl. At the moment she is working on translating two more poems from the Pearl manuscript and writing stories inspired by them. She also runs a small community bookshop.



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

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

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