CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI is an award-winning and bestselling novelist, poet, activist, and teacher of writing. She has won many awards, including the American Book Award and the Premio Scanno. Her work has been published in over 100 magazines and anthologies while her books have been translated into 29 languages. She teaches at the internationally acclaimed writing program at the University of Houston.
HARI AGRAWAL is CEO of CNA Metals Group, a multi-national brokerage company that specializes in ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal, paper, and plastics. Agrawal’s expertise is in international business development, finance, turnarounds, and commercial real estate.
The Jaipur Literary Festival is part-circus, part-postgraduate seminar and part-revolutionary assembly.
The greatest literary show on Earth.
The most fabulous literary love-fest on the planet.
Seeing school students, in uniform, on a Saturday, peppering esteemed journalists and politicians with erudite and wide-ranging questions was brilliant.