The First Delhi Literature Festival, organised by Cinedarbaar which was held on 8th and 9th February 2013 at IGNCA, New Delhi proved to be a huge success. This year, the Delhi Book Lovers is proud to announce its association with the Festival!
The festival was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dixit and had participation from over 40 authors for panel discussions, book launches, poetry reading and interactions at the venue. It received great response, support and participation from authors, publishers, bloggers, other literary figures, embassies, government bodies and general public especially the youth.
Motivated and highly encouraged with the colossal response during the first edition, the 2nd Delhi Literature Festival has been planned for 7th, 8th and 9th February, 2014.
Delhi Literature Festival is one of the many initiatives to promote the literary world among all and also provide a platform to encourage and promote the young budding and independent authors and publishers.
We look forward to having you at the festival! Please Save the Dates & Spread the word!!
The Schedule for the Festival is out now! Please download it from the 'Files' section.
Delhi Book Lovers has the following sessions:
8th February 2014, Saturday
Bibliophiles, Meetups, Literature et al - 2:00 PM
A talk by an author, book club founders, readers and aspiring writers on the growing culture and popularity of Book clubs and how are they beneficial.
Saumya Kulshreshtha (Founder, PACH), Leher Sethi (Co-Founder, Delhi Book Lovers Club), Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan (Author), Meenakshi Goyal (Reader), Akshay Sharma (Aspiring Writer) and Kunal Gupta (MODERATOR)
Love & Relationships in Contemporary Writings - 6:00 PM
This session probes into the traditional gender relationship roles inflicted upon us by society & analyzes love myths in society today, besides looking at topics like pre-marital sex, infidelity and same-gender love.
Nikita Singh, Neeta Iyer, Sid Bahri, Rajiv Soni and Leher Sethi (MODERATOR)
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE THERE TO GIVE US YOUR SUPPORT & TO BE A PART OF THE SESSIONS!