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A List Of Reads You Can Curl Up With This Summer

As the year heralds the season of warmth, one may be tempted to spend sunny afternoons inside, in the company of good storytelling. IANSlife...

Works of Four Indian Poetesses To Read

As more and more female poets publish their works as collections and anthologies, it enriches modern literature with just as many voices and expressions...

Here’s How The Art of “Writing” Became an Empowerment Tool For These Female Authors

By Siddhi Jain Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in...

People Move Towards Reading And Writing During Lockdown

With a deeply-engaged community of close to 3 million users in India, who spend more than 37 minutes daily reading, writing, and engaging on...

Amitabh Bachchan Feels Writers As The Most Important Part of Filmmaking Process

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, son of late celebrated poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, says writers are the most important part of the filmmaking process. Talking about his...

Australia to hold first of its kind ‘Feminist Writers Festival’ at Melbourne in August

Women make up 50% of the population in Australia, but only have 26% representation in parliament In Australia, women on an average make...

Diamond of Hindi and Urdu literature: Munshi Premchand

By Shruti Pandey  “Literature adds to reality; it doesn’t simply describe things”.- C.S. Lewis Munshi Premchand is one of the peculiar writers of India who...

Spectacular demand for dubbed entertainment in India

Chennai: Sashi Kumar and his writers' team said there is a spectacular demand for dubbed entertainment in the country. Earlier they have also lent the...

Ayesha Jalal: Writers brought out horrors of Partition more than historians

Jaipur: Ayesha Jalal, Pakistani- American historian said writers like Saadat Hasan Manto brought horrors of Partition more than historians but the time has to come...

Booker prize awardee Marlon James asks writers to stay away from activism

Jaipur: Jamaican, Marlon James who won the 2015 Booker Prize said, writers should stay away from activism as it increases the risk of didacticism. "I think...

Writers withdraw from Bangalore Lit Festival over ‘growing intolerance’

Kannada writer TK Dayanand and poet Arif Raja have decided to boycott the Bangalore Lit Festival (BLF) scheduled to be held on December 5 and 6.

Another Bangladeshi publisher gets death threat

The threat came a day into the synchronised attacks on Bangladeshi publishers of slain secularist writer-blogger Avijit Roy.

‘Manufactured rebellion by rabid anti-BJP elements’: Arun Jaitley on #AwardWapsi

"The fact that (the protest) has been stepped up during Bihar polls I'm now constrained to say this is electioneering by other means," Jaitley said.

Hinduism is about love, unity, not divisive ideas: Author Mani Rao

New Delhi: With attacks by fringe Hindu outfits on writers and intellectuals for their views and assaults and murders of those with different religious and...

Sahitya Akademi condemns intolerance, asks writers to take back awards

Sahitya Akademi also urged the writers to take back their awards and withdraw resignations.

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