19 - 23 January 2023 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur


Anamika is a Professor at the Department of English at Satyawati College, Delhi University. She is a Hindi poet, novelist, and translator. Poems from her national award winning poetry collections, Anushtup, Khurduri Hatheliyan, Doob-Dhan,T okri Mein Digant, and Paani ko Sab Yaad Tha, are prescribed at various universities. Her novels, Dus Dwaare Ka Peenjara and Tinka Tinke Paas, have been staged as major productions in Marathi and Malayalam. Her essays on womanist discourse in Hindi have been translated into many languages and she herself has translated the works of Rilke, Neruda, Doris Lessing, Octavio Paz, and fellow women poets extensively. Her doctoral thesis is on John Donne and her major English publications include Transplanting British Poetry in Indian Classrooms, Donne Criticism Down the Ages, Post-War Women Poets: Treatment of Love and Death, Feminist Poetics: Where Kingfishers Catch Fire, Translating Racial Memory, Weaving a Nation: Proto-Feminist Writing in Hindi and Urdu .Her recent novel, Aienasaaz, transplants the life and times of Amir Khusro into the contemporary context of identity politics and horizon fusion . For her poetry collection, Tokri Mein Digant, she received the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020.


19 Jan | 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM | Venue - Hawthornden Foundation MUGHAL TENT

04. Katha Sandhi: Anamika and Alka Saraogi

Alka Saraogi and Anamika in conversation with Nishtha Gautam

21 Jan | 02:30 PM - 02:50 PM | Venue - Fondation Jan Michalski BAITHAK

123. I am a Language: The Spirit of Bihari Literature

Abhay K and Anamika in conversation with Akshaya Mukul

20 Jan | 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM | Venue - Fondation Jan Michalski BAITHAK

91. Poetry Hour

Mani Rao, Abhay K, Nand Bhardwaj and Makarand R Paranjape, moderated by Anamika

21 Jan | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM | Venue - Hawthornden Foundation MUGHAL TENT

95. Ek Hindi Anek Hindi

Geetanjali Shree, Nand Bhardwaj, Anamika, Sanjiv Chadha and Pushpesh Pant in conversation with Yatindra Mishra

22 Jan | 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM | Venue - Bank of Baroda CHARBAGH

167. The Jaipur Literature Festival Mahakavi Kanhaiya Lal Sethia Award

Ranjit Hoskote, Anamika, Siddharth Sethia, Namita Gokhale and Sanjoy K Roy, Presented by Hon. Minister BD Kalla

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