Jaipur Bookmark comes to Frankfurter Buchmesse

Frankfurter Buchmesse to be held on 16-17 October

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Sara Rai, author and translator, will be participating at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019
Sara Rai, author and translator, will be participating at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

GBO New Delhi of the Frankfurter Buchmesse and JLF’s Jaipur BookMark have come together to bring Indian authors to the new ideas space. Jaipur BookMark comes to Frankfurt Buchmesse 2019, being held on 16-17 October, for the very first time to celebrate the diversity in Indian publishing.

Sara Rai, author and translator, will be participating at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 and Jaipur Bookmark will present a session on Indian market and the festival itself.

On 16 October, Rai will conduct a session on Women and Literature in Asia Pacific together with Alice Grünfelder, Chuah Guat Eng, Feby Indirani at Frankfurt Pavilion (AGORA). This will feature a conversation among writers from Malaysia, India and Indonesia discussing their writing, stereotypes in literature and their position as woman writers.

Also, on the same day, there will be a session called ‘New Stories – The Future of Storytelling.’ The panel will include Prof. Dr. Martin Zimper (head of Cast/Audiovisual Media, Zurich Universtiy of the Arts, Switzerland), Frederic Martel (author, radio host, France culture; France tbc) and Maggie Ellis (head of Artists’ Moving image, Film London; UK). This session will be moderated by Sten-Kristian Saluveer (head of Storytek and Next of Cannes Film Festival; Estonia), Sanjoy Roy (managing director, Teamwork Arts, Festival Producer JLF).

On 17 October, there will a session called ‘The Great Indian Book Bazar’ with Arpita Das, Naveen Kishore, Kannan Sundaram, Oliver Moystad, Anuj Bahri, Aditi Maheshwari Goyal and Trisha De Niyogi in conversation with Neeta Gupta at the International Stage.