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Jaipur Literature Festival at Houston: Day 2

Saturday September 14, 2019 10:00 am


Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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JLF at Houston is produced by Teamwork Arts, in partnership with Inprint, Asia Society Texas Center, and the Consulate General of India

TICKETS: To purchase discounted $20 tickets for just the Saturday portion of the festival click here. To purchase discounted $50 tickets for the Friday and Saturday portion of the festival click here

Teamwork Arts, producers of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, brings to Houston an iconic event where ideas and perspectives jostle with intellectual vigor. Enjoy internationally acclaimed authors and thinkers engaging in a range of provocative panels and debates alongside Houston’s best local writers on the thoughts and issues that resonate with our time. The Saturday portion of the tw0-day festival runs from 10 am – 6 pm.

Participating writers and panel moderators include: Sohaila Abdulali, Susan Abulhawa, Purushottam Agrawal, Usha Akella, Chandrahas Choudhury, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Tarfia Faizullah, Mira Jacob, Lacy M. Johnson, Manisha Koirala, Mike Magee, Priyamvada Natarajan, Makarand R. Paranjape, Coert Voorhees, Lawrence Wright, and more.

For a list of authors click here
For the festival schedule click here

About the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival: Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is a sumptuous feast of ideas. The past decade has seen it transform into a global literary phenomenon having hosted nearly 2000 speakers and welcoming over a million book lovers from across India and the globe. Writers and Festival Directors Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple alongside producers Teamwork Arts invite speakers to take part in the five-day program set against the backdrop of Rajasthan’s stunning cultural heritage and the Diggi Palace in the state capital Jaipur.

About Asia Society Texas Center: With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.