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

Smriti Ravindra

Author, India/Nepal

Smriti Ravindra is a Nepali-Indian writer, residing in Mumbai, India where she works as a high school teacher. Her debut novel The Woman Who Climbed Trees, was published earlier this year. She is a Fulbright scholar from Temple University and holds an MFA in creative writing from North Carolina State University. Her fiction and journalism have been published globally including the USA, India, and Nepal.



  • 28th October
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Can literature bring us back from the brink?
Pip Adam, Ranjit Hoskote
Chair: Smriti Ravindra


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

A literary exploration into women’s search for the self
Smriti Ravindra in conversation with Shobhaa Dé
Presented by: Kotak

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