Jaipur Literature Festival 2024: Verify Dates, Speakers, and Additional Information

The next Jaipur Literature Festival is a lavish feast of ideas, earning the moniker “greatest literary show on Earth.” The venue for the event is the Hotel Clarks Amer in Jaipur. With its distinct flavor, substance, and scope, it will take place from February 1 to February 5, 2024, bringing together writers, readers, connoisseurs, influencers, and thinkers. The goal of the five-day literary extravaganza, which is themed around the idea of “Stories Unite Us,” is to investigate the ability of literature to modify, reflect society, and unite people.

The festival will emphasize linguistic variety, as it has in the past, with a wide range of languages featured. It will also include sessions that highlight literary works in languages like Assamese, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, and Urdu.

Debra Diamond, curator of South Asian and Southeast Asian art at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, Devika Rege, a debut novelist, Jeff Goodell, the best-selling author of “The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death,” Jerry Brotton, a prize-winning broadcaster, Mridula Garg, an acclaimed writer of Hindi novels, and Nilanjana S Roy, an award-winning author of three novels, are also included on the first list of speakers. The list continues with the following notable individuals: RA Mashelkar, the recipient of 47 honorary doctorates; journalist-novelist Raj Kamal Jha; British writer Ben Macintyre; and Patrick Radden Keefe, an award-winning journalist and author.

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