The Most Awaited Literature Events of January’ 2018
New Delhi World Book Fair is back, it will be held from 6 to 14 January 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The Fair will be open for the public for all 7 days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It aims to promote books and the habit of reading in the country and has been bringing all the book lovers together for past 45 years now.
International Kolkata Book Fair 2018 is being held from 30th Jan to 11th Feb. It is the world's largest non-trade book fair, Asia's largest book fair and the most attended book fair in the world. One can visit the fair between 12p.m. to 8p.m. at Central Park Mela Ground, Saltlake, Kolkata. Every year the book fair has a Theme Country and this year’s focus is on France.
The greatest literary show, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival provides a potentially life-changing opportunity for all literature lovers and literary stalwarts. This year the festival commences on 25th January at 8a.m. in Diggi Palace, Jaipur and concludes on 29th January at 8 p.m. Like every year the festival welcomes world’s greatest minds from all walks of life together on stage. Do not miss out on the chance of attending this fest.
If you have plans to visit Hyderabad in 2018, reschedule it to these 3days when Hyderabad hosts its very own literary festival and make your trip a momentous time in the city to hear and feel the experience of literary experts. The Hyderabad Literary Festival 2018 begins on 26th January and lasts for 3 days till 28th January. This annual event aims to celebrate creativity in all its forms.
What can be better than celebrating the festival of literature in the literature city of India? So why wait, just block your dates for the 9th edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literature Festival being held from 11th January to 15th January 2018 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Celebrate books, music, art, film, and more with the finest creative minds as events unfold at the city’s magnificent heritage sites.
For three days in January, every year, Chennai sees frenetic activity with writers, novelists, artists, performers and literary enthusiasts descending upon this coastal city of Tamil Nadu. The Hindu Lit for Life literary festival of Chennai is being organised from 14th January to 16th January this year. The Festival reflects the spirit of our times and celebrates free speech and expression.
Along with the Lit for Life literature Festival, Chennai has also been a host to Chennai book fair for past 40 years. In January 2018 it comes up with the 41st edition of Chennai Book Fair from 10th to 22nd of the month. The fair is organized at St. George's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School ground, Chennai. This important event in the Chennai cultural calendar brings all the major publishing companies of India together.
A meetup for everyone who loves reading is being organised by Hello Meets on Sun, 14 Jan 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Nofilter C-18, S.D.A. Market, Opp. IIT Gate, New Delhi. The meetup allows one to discuss about their favourite books, meet published authors as well as aspiring writers and make new friends.
As a part of New Delhi World Book Fair, Invincible Publishers has organised a Authors Meet event on the second day of the book fair, i.e. on Sunday, 7th Jan, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. There is no entry fee for the event and all those attending the book fair can become a part of it.
Come attend the Book Launch of Jalta Paani which is a anthology of stories and poems relating the life experiences of acid attack victims and how they coped with the terrible experience to regain their sense of purpose in life, on 21st January, 2018, from 4 P.M. onwards at the India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
To know about the upcoming Literary Events of February 2018, grab your copy of Invincible magazine, here.