Mysuru Literature Festival-2020: Virtual sessions on Sunday

Mysuru Literature Festival-2020: Virtual sessions on Sunday

August 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The fourth edition of Mysuru Literature Festival-2020 organised by Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs-2015 being held virtually on every weekend from Aug. 14, will conclude on Sept. 5. This edition has a wide range of authors and speakers as Panellists.  Today, SOM features Aug. 23 panellists — Vikram    Kirloskar, Aroon Raman, Deepak Unnikrishnan, Krupa Ge and Mona Kareem.

AUGUST 23 – Panellists

Time: 6 pm , Panel-1: Times in the New Age 

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Vikram Kirloskar

Vikram Kirloskar is currently the Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Systems, Vice-Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts. Director at Kirloskar Brothers, Kirloskar Pneumatic, Kirloskar Oil Engines, he serves on the National Council of CII and is Chairman of the Technology Committee. He also serves on the Govt. of India Development Council for Automobiles and the National Council for Electric Mobility. He is a member of Education Council for India, MIT, National Council, and Confederation of Indian Industry, and serves on the Board of Trustees of The Rhode Island School of Design. His interests are diverse and interesting as his achievements — aero modelling, swimming, golf, tennis, cooking, painting, sculpture, Western and Indian classical music.

Aroon Raman

Aroon Raman is a Bengaluru-based entrepreneur and author. His debut novel, a spy thriller called The Shadow Throne, quickly became a national bestseller. The Treasure of Kafur is his second novel. His third book, SkyFire is a sequel to The Shadow Throne and was published in 2016. He divides his spare time between trekking, advising and supporting NGOs and travel.

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Time: 7.30 pm,  Panel-2: The Dialects of Oil and Rain

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Deepak Unnikrishnan

Deepak Unnikrishnan is a writer from Abu Dhabi. His book Temporary People, a work of fiction about Gulf narratives won the inaugural Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, the Hindu Prize and the Moore Prize. He has been a writer in residence at Sangam House, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and Brown University, and was a Margaret Bridgman Fellow in Fiction at Bread Loaf. He currently teaches at NYU, Abu Dhabi. 

Krupa Ge

Krupa Ge is a writer and editor from Madras. She is the author of Rivers Remember (Context, 2019) a narrative non-fiction account of the Chennai floods of 2015. Her reportage and cultural writings have appeared in The Hindu, Firstpost and The New Indian Express, among other Indian and international publications over the last 12 years. She has a novel forthcoming from Context.

Mona Kareem

Mona Kareem is the author of three poetry collections, and most recently, a trilingual chapbook titled FEMME GHOSTS. She holds a Ph.D in Comparative Literature and is currently a Translator-in-Residence at Princeton University.

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