The virtual edition of JLF Houston will be held from 16 – 17 October 2021. Attendees will get to discover an immersive lineup of sessions on Memoir, Fiction & Nonfiction, Latinx Poetry, Medicine, Bollywood, Migration & Identity, Diaspora Writing, Economy & Politics, and Mythology.
Houston will feature several speakers of global acclaim like the Lionel Gelber Prize-winning author Adam Tooze; celebrated Indian American author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; American author, journalist, and two-time Pushcart Prize recipient Lisa Taddeo; bilingual poet, writer, activist, and educator Lupe Mendez; Indian director, writer, and producer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra; investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Katherine Eban; and Jaipur Literature Festival co-director and author Namita Gokhale.
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Virtual edition of JLF New York 2021
The digital avatar of JLF New York will take place on 20 October 2021. The cultural spectacle will include inspiring conversations across a variety of themes such as Poetry & Translations, Fiction, Current Affairs & Politics.
The New York sessions will feature a host of eminent authors and speakers, including Indian writer and journalist Amitava Kumar; writer, actor, and child rights activist Nandana Dev Sen; Booker Prize-shortlisted British-Somali author Nadifa Mohamed; author and former Indian diplomat TCA Raghavan; and former United States ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster.
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