The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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The Sports Page : Playing With Words On Paper

  • Saturday, 21st Nov
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm IST

Join Ayaz Memon as he gives you net practice in being a sports writer.

Workshop profile

Writing on sports and the adrenaline rush
Evolution of sports reportage from telex machines to modern times
Elements of writing on any sport/ game
The reading -writing connection
Let the writing begin


An Introduction to the Facilitator

Ayaz Memon has been a journalist for over 40 years. A graduate in economics and Law from Mumbai University, he started off as a sports writer and went on to edit newspapers like Mid-Day, Bombay Times and DNA apart
from being editor of Sportsweek magazine and sports editor of the Independent and Times of India at various stages.

Currently he is a consulting editor 1Play Sports and a regular columnist for the Dainik Bhaskar Group, Hindustan Times, Mint, Deccan Chronicle/Asian Age, Lokmat Times and Times of India writing on sports, politics, cinema and social issues.


Ayaz Memon

Ayaz Memon has been a journalist for over 40 years. He writes about sports, politics, cinema and social issues.

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