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Launched in 2020 as a platform for contemporary writers, the Literatura Hoy series returns to Bogotá’s largest public library, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango (BLAA), with a focus on African voices and works of the Tanzanian Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah (born 1948). Gurnah received the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature for his 10 novels, including Paradise, …

Until the pandemic and the Central Vista redevelopment project reshape the city and our relationship with it, for many children in Delhi, listening to some of their favorite storytellers brings stories of wonder and joy to life at Bookaroo Children’s. Literature Festival, at the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) in Janpath, had …

Heike’s story is by far the most striking anime of the fall season and one of the most unique shows of 2021. Its tale of love, war and tragedy told against a backdrop of feudal Japan is downright fascinating, but equally impressive is the “story” this anime is based on. We’re not talking about a …

Nagpur: The third edition of the Orange City Literature Fest (OCLF) organized by the SGR Knowledge Foundation kicked off on Friday at the Chitnavis Center, Civil Lines. Seasoned actor and former Member of Parliament Shatrughan Sinha honored the inaugural session as the main guest. On the inauguration day, the Sanskar Kathak Kendra team led by …

Architectural practitioner, urban designer and qualified educator Professor Tapan K Chakravarti delivered a lecture on Vernacular Literature Studies at IGRMS Bhopal on Wednesday. Journalist : Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal, is organizing a special conference to mark World Heritage Day. As part of the lecture series titled “Himalayi Vastukala: Iski Bhavyata aur Mehetv”, …

The feeling of seeing his illustrations published and knowing that he was helping educate the young minds of the Pacific inspired Jo to continue his journey as an illustrator. Josefa Uluinaceva, or Jo, as he is affectionately known, has been instrumental in the development of children’s literature in the Pacific for many years, in addition …

One of the giveaways of digital editions of literature festivals during the pandemic was the chance to listen to writers who might not have been able to make the long trip to India otherwise. That said, for those who missed the buzz of participating in a conversation with some of the world’s best writers in …

For anyone with an academic or amateur interest in Bangladeshi writings in English, this must be a long overdue book. The publication of Mohammad A Quayum and Md. Mahmudul Hasan – edited Bangladeshi literature in English: A Critical Anthology (July 2021), perhaps the first of its kind, therefore came as welcome news, and I commend …

The village of Machynlleth will host its first bilingual literary festival named Amdani, Fachynlleth! Literature & Travel Festival from November 26 to 28. This first festival, translated by Let’s Go, Machynlleth! will pay tribute to award-winning Welsh historian, writer and writer Jan Morris. She passed away in November of last year, so this event will …

Renowned writer and scholar Professor Hasan Azizul Huq passed away on November 15, 2021 at the age of 82. A master storyteller, he has won numerous accolades for his work, including the Bangla Academy Award and Ekushey Padak. To pay tribute to his illustrious literary career, The Daily Star reprints his interview, taken by Farhana …