Jaipur Literature Festival Announces First US Event


Nearly a decade after its inception, Jaipur Literature Festival is heading to Boulder in the US this September for three days of books, ideas, performance art, dialogue and debate on contemporary issues.

Over 100 authors, thinkers, poets and performers have been lined up to participate in the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder in Colorado beginning on September 18, organisers said today.
“We at JLF are looking forward to a stimulating and inspirational edition in beautiful Boulder, Colorado,” Namita Gokhale, author and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival said,

Participating authors include Jung Chang, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Vijay Seshadri, Moroccan-American essayist and novelist Laila Lalami, Israeli journalist, political commentator and author Gideon Levy, Chinese-American best-selling author Anchee Min and journalist, historian and award-winning author Simon Sebag-Montefiore.

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