Mita Kapur is the founder and CEO of Siyahi, India’s leading literary consultancy. Her first book, The F-Word, is a food book, memoir and travelogue. She has edited Chillies and Porridge: Writing Food, an anthology of essays on food. As a freelance journalist, she writes regularly for different newspapers and magazines on social and development issues along with travel, food and lifestyle. She has received many awards, including the 2018 Femina Women Super Achiever Award, the 2014 Maharani Gayatri Devi Award for Woman of Excellence and the Karamveer Puruskar in 2009 for her work as a journalist in creating social awareness and for being the best literary consultant in the country. She is also the producer for Mountain Echoes: The Bhutan Festival of Arts, Literature and Culture, The Woman Up! Summit and Soul Connect Experiences.
THE FAR FIELD
Madhuri Vijay in conversation with Mita Kapur
Madhuri Vijay’s award winning debut novel charts a journey of discovery from Bangalore to the distant and conflicted landscapes of Kashmir. In conversation with Mita Kapur she speaks of the craft of fiction and shares her inspirations and learnings while writing her first book.