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

  • Emma Donoghue

    Author, Ireland

    Emma Donoghue is an internationally bestselling author, short story writer and playwright.

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  • Farrukh Dhondy

    Author & Columnist, United Kingdom

    Farrukh Dhondy is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, stage plays, TV, a translator of sorts and even a journalist.

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  • Gauri Sinh

    Author, India

    Journalist and author Gauri Sinh has written three books, her latest being crime thriller Drop Dead Gorgeous (2019).

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  • Geetanjali Shetty Kaul

    Storyteller, India

    Geetanjali Shetty Kaul is a Pedagogy Expert, Circle Facilitator, Performative Storyteller, Creative and Mindfulness Coach and Educator for 2 decades.

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  • George Jose

    Academic, UAE

    George Jose is Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology at NYU Abu Dhabi. He directed programmes in the field of arts and culture, and taught in architecture, design, and management institutes in India.

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  • Gill Hornby

    Author, United Kingdom

    Gill Hornby is the author of the best-selling The Hive and Altogether Now. Her new novel Miss Austen – the story of Jane Austen’s sister, Cassandra – was a Sunday Times bestseller in January of this year.

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  • Girish Shahane

    Writer, India

    Girish Shahane is an independent writer and curator based in Mumbai.

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  • Govindraj Ethiraj

    Entrepreneur, India

    Govindraj Ethiraj is the Founder & Director : BOOM & IndiaSpend.

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  • Guy Leschziner

    Author & Neurologist, United Kingdom

    Guy is a consultant neurologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London, where he leads one of Europe’s largest clinical sleep services. He is also author of two well-received books: The Nocturnal Brain and The Secret World of Sleep.

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  • Harish Bhat

    Author & Columnist, India

    Harish Bhat is an author, columnist and marketer. He works with the Tata Group, where he began his career 33 years ago.

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  • Henry Marsh

    Author, Neurosurgeon & Academic, United Kingdom

    Henry Marsh is a well-known neuro-surgeon and author of two critically-acclaimed books: Do No Harm, and Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery.

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  • Hoihnu Hauzel

    Journalist, India

    Hoihnu Hauzel is a seasoned journalist, a food and travel writer and a trouble-shooter.

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  • Howard Jacobson

    Author, United Kingdom

    Howard Jacobson is the author of sixteen novels and and six works of non-fiction. He won the Man-Booker Prize for The Finkler Question in 2010 and was shortlisted in 2014 for J.

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  • Hrishikesh Kannan (Hrishi K)

    Radio and Podcast Host, India

    Hrishikesh Kannan is producer and presenter on India’s biggest breakfast radio show on 94.3 RadioOne and Podcast creator and anchor on the online platforms ‘’ and ‘Book My Show Jukebox’.

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  • I Made Sidia

    Shadow Artist, Indonesia

    I Made Sidia, Bali’s most shadow puppeteer, is a master of Topeng (mask) dance, wayang puppetry, kayonan dances and traditional make up and costuming.

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  • Ian Jack

    Journalist, United Kingdom

    Ian Jack is a British writer and journalist who has contributed regularly to the Guardian, Granta, and the London Review of Books among many other publications.

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  • Ian McEwan

    Author, United Kingdom

    Booker Prize winning author Ian McEwan is one of the UK’s  best known novelists and listed as one of the most powerful people in British culture.

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  • Ira Mukhoty

    Author, India

    Ira Mukhoty is the author of Akbar: The Great Mughal; Daughters of the Sun: Empresses, Queens and Begums of the Mughal Empire; and Heroines: Powerful Indian Women in Myth and History.

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