Ambarnath Bhattacharya, abptakmaa, Kolkata, 9th February 2019: The most awaited literary extravaganza ‘Kolkata Literature Festival’, fiesta of books, reading, stimulating talks, intellectual debates, music, and art organized by Publishers and Booksellers Guild. The sixth edition of literary extravaganza was scheduled from 7th February to 9th February, 2019 at Central Park Mela Ground.
More than 65 literary moguls from across the globe descended to the city of Joy in these three days to enthrall Kolkattans. The last day of Kolkata Literature Festival started with “Children Session: ‘Like A Girl’ – Exposing Children To Discussions About Gender, Mental Health and caste Issues” conducted by author Aparna Jain.
The second session titled “The Changing Face of Indian Publishing” attended by eminent personalities like Arpita Das, S. Anand, Esha Chatterjee, Ananda Lal and Aditi Maheswari moderated by Sujata Sen.
The fourth session highlighted the topic “The March To Mystery: The Story of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose”, Ashis Ray in conversation with Krishnan Srinivasan.
The fifth session “Speaking Up: Telling The Stories of Unheard Voices” attended by authors Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, S. Annad and Manoranjan Byapari moderated by Devalina Mookerjee.
The sixth session focused on “Road To New Fiction: New Genres, New Forms” attended by authors Nikhil Pradhan, Saikat Majumdar, Shubhangi Swarup, Mirko Tavosanics and Alexander Snegirev moderated by Arunava Sinha.
The seventh session of Kolkata Literature Festival observed a session on “Dui Desh Ek Bangla: Stories From Across The Borders” attended by authors Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Subodh Sarkar, Srijato, Habibullah Sirazi and Abul Menon moderated by Pracheta Gupta.
The third day was ended with a mesmerizing dance performance by Mamata Shankar.
From theatre, to music, direction and the youth’s perspective – KLF is all about art, literature, drama and more. Many more gripping sessions by distinguished personalities is something to look out for at the KLF. It is the most sought after event in the literary world, promising to be a lifetime of an experience. Publicity : Candid Communication.