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5th edition of Zee JLF at The British Library returns to London in June 2018

From 8-10 June 2018, London’s iconic British Library will once again be transformed as ZEE JLF at The British Library fills its historic spaces with a sumptuous showcase of South Asia’s literary heritage, oral traditions, performing arts, books and ideas. Dialogue and debate from across the region highlight the cultural and social diversity found within it and shed new light on its current relationship with the UK.

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"Wizcraft will take this edition of Crossword Book Award to another level"- Maulik Desai, Crossword Bookstores

While today Maulik Desai and his team will be hosting the 15th Raymond Crossword Book Award in association with Kotak at the Royal Opera House, Mumbai, we explored an opportunity to speak to Desai, the head of Crossword Bookstores, on partnering with an event management company for the first time, what new will be introduced by Wizcraft this edition, and more. Excerpts:

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Raymond to sponsor 15th Crossword Book Awards 5th year in a row, managed by Wizcraft

After sponsors like Vodafone, The Economist, Principal Mutual Funds and Standard Chartered, the15th Crossword Book Awards would continue to see Raymond group as its title sponsor for the 5th year in a row. The event is being organised on 18 January 2018 at Mumbai's Royal Opera House in association with Kotak Mahindra Bank and is being managed by Wizcraft International.

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JLF '18 to feature 200 sessions including Bridget Jones’ Diaries novelist Helen Fielding

The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 programme is finally out and can be found on the Festival’s website. The 11th edition of the Festival features 200 sessions spanning a multitude of topics, trends, ideas and genres ranging from fiction, poetry, nonfiction, gender, environment, science, history, liberal arts, journalism, economics, travel and cinema. The programme is a coming together of diverse literary, artistic, and discursive forms and a celebration of perspectives in Indian and global literature.

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Royal Opera House to host Zee Literature Festival 2018 preview

The 11th edition of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival which will take place from January 25 to 29 next year at Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, will organize its preview, presented by Mumbai and Avid Learning, in the city, on December 7 at the Royal Opera House this year.

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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 announces firstcut of 60 speakers

The annual Zee Jaipur Literature Festival announced today that its 11th edition will take place from 25-29 January 2018, once again at its beautiful home of the historic Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur.

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Penguin teams up with The Book Fairies to organize multicity treasure-hunt

Book lovers experienced a magical weekend as Penguin Random House India and The Book Fairies, a community of book lovers that hides books in public places for people to pick, read and pass on, came together to spread some colourful book fairy dust in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

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Shashi tharoor, Amrita Tripathi, Imtiaz Ali, Barkha Dutt to attend 8th Mountain Echoes Lit Fest

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, Bhutan’s annual literary, arts and cultural festival, today announced the second set of speakers participating in this year’s edition.

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8th edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival announced

8th edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival– an initiative of India-Bhutan Foundation, in association with India’s leading literary consultancy, Siyahi, has been announced for August 25th – 27th in Thimpu, Bhutan.

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Tata Trusts' Big Little Book Award announces 2nd edition, invites nominations

The Big Little Book Award (BLBA), an award to honour contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children’s literature, is inviting nominations for its second edition. Every year, BLBA selects one Indian language to award an author or illustrator. The award has selected ‘Bengali’ as the language of 2017. Authors writing extensively for children in Bengali, with significant contribution to literature are eligible for nomination, whereas awards for illustration are not language-specific.

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