A Literary Journey: The Twin Session

                A whirlwind second session ends here at the Kolkata Literature Fest 2015. Speakers Upamanyu Chatterjee and Jawhar Sircar engage in a lively and often humourous debate on “Twin Sharing: Dilemmas of a Creative Bureaucrat”, focusing on the challenges of balancing service with creative freedom. Jawhar Sircar is…

A Literary Journey: Weaving a Story

Reporting live from #KLF2015, white tent wall next to me wobbling and the star speakers sparkling on the stage like so many Swarovski crystals. Bani Basu, Sarah Rundle and Richa Wahi have taken the stage for Weaving a Tapestry: The Art of Storytelling. The speakers have taken up several question rich with implications and, of…

A Literary Journey: The Countdown

Hello, you! I hope this post finds you in good humour and great health, aka the very opposite of my current state of body and mind. I swear I’m turning into a bitter old crank day by miserable day. Anyway, a few nights ago I received a phone call that I still can’t quite believe…