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Bookmark these literary festivals happening in India for books, plays, poetry, and more!

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Bookmark these literary festivals happening in India for books, plays, poetry, and more!

2021 has begun, and so are the literary festivals in the country. If your weekend is all about reading books, and poetry, then here is a list of all the major literary festivals in India you should attend.

Literature is one of the most significant expressions of humans, and if you also find your solace in poems, novels, plays, and drama, then check this list of literary festivals in India.

1. Jaipur Literature Festival

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Embracing new digital paradigms, the Jaipur literature festival is going to be fun-filled, and ecstatic. This 10 days long festival will have 30 speakers including big names like Alex Ross, Abhijeet Joshi, and Ajay Mathur. The 'greatest literary show on Earth', will also have a virtual marketplace called BUZZAAR to bring together all our vendor partners who previously put up stalls on the Jaipur Grounds.



When: 19th - 28th February

Where:
On your phone screen!

For more details click here.

2. Bangalore Literature Festival

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Enjoy an experience filled with books, art, reading, and writing at India’s largest community-funded independent literary event. Get a chance to meet national and international writers. Listen to the conversation with the best minds in the world of literature!



When: Expected to happen between October - December

Where:
Garden City

For more details click here.

3. Goa Arts and Literary festival

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Well, Goa is more than just amazing beaches and fancy restaurants. Goa celebrates the literature with its Lit festival at The International Centre. Numerous talented writers, poets, artists, musicians, and extraordinary talent from different parts of India and the world are invited, and will definitely make Goa memorable for you!



When: Expected to happen in December

Where:
The International Centre

For more details click here.

4. Tata Literature Live

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Mumbai’s largest international literary festival has always been a blend of book launches, panel discussions, straight talks, debates, and workshops. Internationally acclaimed writers, poets, journalists, RJs, and actors make it one of the best Lit fest for all literature lovers. Last year it was conducted virtually, and we can't wait to see how it will happen this year.

When: Expected to happen in November

Where:
Mumbai

For more details click here.

5. Hyderabad Literary Festival

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Organized by “Hyderabad Literary Trust”, Hyderabad Literary Festival is a Festival for All. From panel discussions to poetry sessions to storytelling, this lit fest is bliss for everyone who loves literature and art. This year it has been conducted online in the presence of personalities like Gulzar, Amitav Ghosh, and many others. It's still open for all and you can watch it online after registration.



When: 22nd- 24th January (Don't worry, you can still watch it)

Where: Here

For more details click here.

6. Delhi Literature Festival

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This year join them on Zoom, and Facebook live and witness active participation from renowned award-winning authors, journalists, aspiring writers, and anyone with an interest in books and literature. It's certainly a great opportunity for Delhiites and every literature enthusiast!



When: From 19th - 28th February,

Where:
On their Facebook.

For more details click here.

7. Ranchi Literature Festival

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This Lit fest is packed with literary programs like Writers session, publishers session, school children, films screening, poetry recitation, Indian classical music, and panel discussion. Head to Ranchi because its Literature Festival 2021 is going to be all about Triveni of Art, culture, and Literature. Something you wouldn't want to miss, right?



When: Expected to happen in December

Where:
Will be updated soon.

For more details click here.



So, which one are you going to attend? Tell us in the comment section below!

Also Read: Jaipur Literature Festival is back, goes Virtual this year; sessions to begin in February!

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