Browsing Month September, 2013

Bookaroo Children’s Litfest announces dates

By at September 17, 2013 | 10:52 AM | 0 Comment

The most looked-forward-to children's literature festival in Delhi has announced the dates for its sixth edition. The main festival will be held on Novembe 23rd and 24th (Saturday and Sunday). There is a change in venue too. This year, the festival moves to the Indira Gandhi National Centre of Arts (IGNCA). The programme schedule will be announced soon, said the more...

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Bangalore Literature Festival turns two

By at September 12, 2013 | 3:30 PM | 0 Comment

In a fortnight from today, the Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF), will be celebrating its second edition. Building on the successful 2012 debut edition, this year’s edition will  feature over 100 authors and speakers. They include Gulzar, Ramachandra Guha, William Dalrymple, U R Ananthamurthy, Rajmohan Gandhi, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, David Davidar, Ravi Subramanian, more...

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Anita Nair Bal Sahitya Puraskar winner

By at September 9, 2013 | 11:27 PM | 0 Comment

The winners of the 2013 Bal Sahitya Puraskar were announced on August 23. The Bal Sahitya Puraskar is one of the most prestigious awards in the Indian literature scenario. And is given to the most outstanding children’s book by an Indian author, first published in any of the languages recognized by the Sahitya Akademi. The Total Contribution to Children’s more...

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Pulak Biswas (1941-2013)

By at September 5, 2013 | 1:59 AM | 0 Comment

Vandana Bist remembers an extraordinary artist who brought cheer to millions of children with some brilliantly illustrated books for more than 30 years. [caption id="attachment_1304" align="alignleft" width="194"] Pulak Biswas (1941-2013)[/caption] This is not an obituary - for you cannot write one for a person who lives on. Pulakda, as he was called by so many of more...

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