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

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Schedule for Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 2020

The Little Festival

Testing with Meera Damji

  • Friday, 13th Nov
  • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm IST

Testing to simulate what happens when the session goes live. All content you see in the session is dummy.

Osiris’s Coffin : De-coding Heiroglyphics

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am IST

Join Geetanjali Shetty as she unravels the history of inventions and mystery of this Egyptian ruler.

Pug marks on your page : Stories The Pet Tiger

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am IST

An enchanting telling of the story, The Pet Tiger by theatre artist Neha Singh.

SPEAKERS:
Neha Singh

Quirky Tales

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am IST

Storytelling from The Swan Car of Nabha.

SPEAKERS:
Mini Menon

Blindfolded : Stories ka Pitaara, Reloaded!

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm IST

Listen to Chetan Sharma’s  stories, blindfolded,  as he strums up your imagination through your other senses.

SPEAKERS:
Chetan Sharma

Comic Relief : Illustrating characters in stories

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm IST

Lavanya Karthik shows you how to bring your story alive with the power of simple illustrations.

SPEAKERS:
Lavanya Karthik

Unknown Heroes : The lesser known characters from The Mahabharat

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm IST

Author Arshia Sattar acquaints you with them, as she talks to Tariecka Sinh.

It Could Be Verse : Extempore Poetry

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IST

UK based author and poet, Sophia Thakur turns people into poems in a rap and rhythm kind of way.

SPEAKERS:
Sophia Thakur
  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm IST

A musical re-telling of the iconic Hans Christian Andersen tale.

Grandparents’ Bag of Stories : An Inheritance of Tales

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am IST

Award-winning author Sudha Murty delights  young audiences with her new collection of tales, ‘Grandparents’ Bag of Stories’ talking with Naima Minwalla.

A Character Sketch : Discovering Mumbai’s Marvellous Mix

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am IST

Run through some fun stories of the city’s different people, monuments, animals and trees with Miel Sahgal & Pereena Lamba.

My Aunt The Ant : Wildlife Tales of Creatures That Behave Like Humans.

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am IST

Ranjit Lal, the teller of wildlife tales regales you with stories of creatures that remind you of your family and friends.

SPEAKERS:
Ranjit Lal

Planet Saviours:Eco Champions Of The World

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm IST

Bijal Vachharajani & Radha Rangarajan tell stories on some of our champions who are saving our planet.

Story-Board : Read A Story, Create A Game.

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm IST

Join Lopamudra Mohanty and hone your creative  skill in making board games of your  favourite characters.

SPEAKERS:
Lopamudra Mohanty

A Lark In The Dark : Telling Stories Through Shadow Puppets

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm IST

A backstage tour with I Made Sidia and Peter Wilson where children discover the magic of shadow puppetry.

Map Your Characters:Ideas On How Stories Create Worlds

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IST

Author Kiran Milwood Hargrave invites readers to share her ideas on how to build worlds from characters and characters from worlds. Expect island-building, name-picking, map-making.

Birdie Dance : Mudras Show The Story

  • Wednesday, 18th Nov
  • 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm IST

Learn the art of visual storytelling through dance and music with Swapnokalpa  Dasgupta as she brings the story of birds to life.