About JLF New York

As the world continues to go through extraordinary times and we embrace a completely digital idiom, books, ideas and discourse are vital as is the importance of ensuring a free flow of knowledge and information.

The iconic Jaipur Literature Festival, held annually at the Pink City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, has always believed in the spirit of community and the hope, strength and vitality literature gives. As we distance ourselves from each other physically, Teamwork Arts, the producer of the Jaipur Literature Festival, goes on curating international editions of JLF, which traditionally infuse the multilingual literary heritage of South Asia with the distinct flavour of the host regions, in the digital space with a diverse and engaged community of book-lovers.

While the world went into lockdown, Teamwork Arts, launched ‘JLF Brave New World’, an online series of conversations, featuring Nobel Laureates, Man Booker, Pulitzer, Commonwealth, Sahitya Akademi, Crossword, and JCB award-winning writers, and reached out to over 4 million people!

This year, Teamwork Arts  in association with the Consulate General of India, New York and Asia Society brings you JLF New York Online. We shall celebrate the unique cosmopolitanism and energy of New York City with the heady freedom of the virtual world and the boundless possibilities of the internet. Everything else remains the same - the camaraderie, the caravan of ideas, and the magical flow of conversations.

Directors & Producer

Sanjoy K. Roy

Sanjoy K. Roy

Managing Director - Teamwork Arts (Producer)

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William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple

Writer, Historian & Festival Director

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Namita Gokhale

Namita Gokhale

Writer, Publisher & Festival Director

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Teamwork Arts

From Concept to Curation and Design to Production

The arts of India are unrivalled in their depth, diversity and mystery and showcasing it to global audiences requires a deep understanding of our culture, an acute sense of relevance in programming and an unflinching attention to detail. Above all, we at Teamwork believe in love and respect for the artist.

Teamwork Arts is a highly versatile production company with roots in the performing arts, social action and the corporate world. Our expertise lies in the area of entertainment and includes documentary and feature films , television, the conceptualisation and development of contemporary performing and visual arts and literary festivals around the world, and in nurturing new talents across all art forms.

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