Talks, Readings and Lectures

A selection of talks, readings, and lectures

The Literary City Podcast

Tell Me Your Story

Kitab Khana

Toto Funds the Arts

Jaipur Literature Festival

Ashoka University

IIT Gandhinagar


Tell me your story, with The Mask Factor

Coming of Age in Bengal, with Ananya Dutta Gupta

Contemporary challenges in US and Indian Higher Education, with California State University, Long Beach

Understanding English as a language of World Literature, with The Ashoka Research Quest (watch the video, here)

Writing the City, with Orient Blackswan

Is Home Where the Hurt is?, at the Rainbow Literature Festival, 2020

A Discussion on The Scent of God, with Tell Me Your Story

The Invention of Creative Writing, with the University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh

A Conversation on The Firebird, with Professor Anjali Prabhu (Wellesley College)

The Writing Process, with Mona Sen Gupta (Founder, AHAVA Communications)

Sexuality under the Scanner: Narratives from South Asia, Belongg Online Literature Festival

Bildungsromans: Coming-of-age Novels in India, Times Litfest, Bengaluru

LGBTQ Pride and Much Prejudiced, Times Litfest, Bengaluru

On Creative Writing, Author’s Corner by Simon and Schuster

International Education Post-Covid Regime, Outlook

Discussion of College organised by members of the Committee on New Education Policy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Representation of Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University

Calcutta, Kolkata, Kalkatta: Jaipur Literature Festival

India from the Outside: Kolkata Literary Meet

Literature as Sin: The UEA Seminar in Literary Activism

Stories and Modern Indian Literature: : Udaya Kumar & Saikat Majumdar 

Writing Across Border: The University of Chicago Symposium on Creative Writing

On Cultural Appropriation: Zee JLF at Boulder 

On Cultural Appropriation: Bangalore Literature Festival

Bratya Basu, Anjan Dutt and Saikat Majumdar at Kolkata Literature Meet


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