Digital Narratives (Roundtable)

Original longform literature and classical narratives are finding new dimensions through web narratives where subscription-based streaming services or platforms have made serialised storytelling a new genre. Stellar names from the film and television industry working in this new genre discuss its potential and capability.

Festival Directors’ Roundtable:

The fifth edition of Jaipur BookMark brings to you the Festival Directors’ Roundtable where directors from around the world talk about how festivals impact change in local communities. They share ideas and best practices to enhance the overall experience of festivals for both participants and visitors, at a time when festivals are fast becoming one… Read more »

How Do Books Travel?

A fascinating glimpse into collaborations between poets from India and Wales along with some of the delights and challenges of easing poetry and translation from and across two countries towards publication. Translators, poets and publishers consider a range of activities that create opportunities for sustainable projects and act as a catalyst for new literary connections…. Read more »

Poetry Hour 7×7: Kavita Nirantar

A daily series of multi-vocal poetry readings featuring writers from around the world. Different languages, rhythms and poetic styles converge in a joyous celebration of the poetic imagination. Presented by Red FM

Poetry Hour 7×7: Kavita Nirantar

A daily series of multi-vocal poetry readings featuring writers from around the world. Different languages, rhythms and poetic styles converge in a joyous celebration of the poetic imagination.

Book Launch: Behind My Scenes by Lorenzo Angeloni

A retrospective account, this book follows the meandering path of Giorgi’s thoughts to unravel what it means to be in love. Dealt with extreme depth and emotion, this is the vividly painted journey that results when two complicated individuals share a depth of feeling. Written with an almost painful insight into multitude of emotions that… Read more »

Book Launch: Scattered Rays by Poonam Surie

Often, the life lived brings with it a multitude of emotions, experiences and reflections that exist somewhere in the subconscious. This anthology was conceived over a lifetime of travelling, of moving across a wide canvas of experiences and of searching for answers, which brought the author to a point where she was compelled to pen… Read more »

The Wodehouse Effect

P.G. Wodehouse continues, quite paradoxically, to be one of the most popular English language writers in post colonial India with a readership that spans generations. What is the enduring mystery of India’s fascination with Wodehouse? Is this a phenomena of the reviled ‘Lutyens’ classes? How and why does his idyllic English world reach out across… Read more »

Spotlight: The Hunt for Truth

‘Portuguese -American journalist Michael Rezendes won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative work as a member of The Boston Globe’s legendary Spotlight Team. In conversation with Sreenivasan Jain, he speaks of the power of traditional and local reporting, the values, veracity and commitment required for investigative journalism as well as the changing definitions of news… Read more »

Samskara: The Intangibles

‘Samskara’ is an untranslatable Sanskrit word that can mean different things to different people. It encapsulates intangible ideas of customs, ritual, upbringing and concepts of individual belief. A session that explores the psychological impact and conditioning of ‘samskaras’ and the tangled webs of identity that they involve as well how they play out in a… Read more »

The Spirit of the Game: Cricket vs Football

It has been said that cricket is a religion but football is a way of life. An adrenalin pumping session pitches India’s two most popular games against each other. Columnist, sports journalist, and India’s foremost football commentator and expert Novy Kapadia’s Barefoot to Boots documents the story of Indian football. News editor and anchor Rajdeep… Read more »