The First List of Speakers for Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 is out

The first list of speaker is out for Jaipur’s Literature Festival 2017 which is going to be held on 19-23 January 2017. One of biggest literature festival of the country will be celebrating their 10th year of succession on theme of “The freedom to dream: India at 70”. In the last 9 years around 1300 speaker and 1.2 million literature lovers has participated in the JLF. This time approx 250 authors, writers, politician, thinker, celebrity, journalist will be participating and discussing about Modern India, future and past of it. On the social media accounts of JLF rest of the details will be posted from time to time.

These speakers will be participating -:

  • American Fiction writer Alice Walker who have been awarded by Pulitzer for fiction writing.
Alice Walker
  • Writer and Graphic designer Eka Kurniawan whose fiction has been published in more than 24 languages.
Eka Kurniawan
Eka Kurniawan
  • American-Lebanese statistician and scholar Nassim Nicolas Taleb.
Nassim Nicolas Taleb
  •  Mark Haddon, English Novelist  from Britain known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003).
Mark Haddon
  • English novelist poet, short story writer and translator Alan James Hollinghurst, awarded by booker prize.
Alan James Hollinghurst
  • Richard Flanagan, Australian leading novelist winner of the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize. Novel like Death of a River, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould’s Book of Fish.
Richard Flanagan
  • New Zealand based author novelist David Hair, author of three fantasy series.
David Hair

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