Jaipur Literature Festival: Debating the need for a fine line between artistic freedom & insulting beliefs

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Playwright and actor Girish Karnad best summed up the danger facing writers: not electronic screens, but the forces that want to destroy books. The issue has such resonance now that a session at the annual Jaipur Literature Festival on whether commerce was killing good writing morphed into a dialectic on how far one’s freedom of speech extends.

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Author: Zafar Anjum

I am a writer based in Singapore.

2 thoughts on “Jaipur Literature Festival: Debating the need for a fine line between artistic freedom & insulting beliefs

  1. Are you at JLF? If yes, would love to meet.

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