Talks

Talks

Readings & Conversations

  • From Stories At The Coffee Table at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2007.
  • From Window Seat at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai, 2008.
  • From Window Seat at the Shamiana Festival, Mumbai, 2008.
  • Window Seat as part of a Postcolonial seminar series at the University of Stirling, Scotland, March 2009.
  • Mumbai Launch of Window Seat at Oxford Bookstore, June 2009. In conversation with Naresh Fernandes.
  • Discussion on fiction writing with Sangeeta Wadhwani, Kaveri and Vijay Nambisan at Press Club, Mumbai, June 2009.
  • Delhi Launch of Window Seat at India Habitat Centre, June 2009. In conversation with Peggy Mohan and Brinda Charry.
  • Interactive session and creative writing workshop with students of the Liberal Arts at Symbiosis College, Pune, August 2009.
  • Panelist on 'Debut' as part of the Celebrate Bandra Festival at Crossword Mumbai, November 2009.
  • Book reading with other writers from the Sangam House Residency in Pondicherry, December 2009.
  • Panel discussion on travel writing with Mini Kurien and Zac O'Yeah, moderated by Peter Griffin, at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, February 2010.
  • Reading at PechaKucha Nights (http://pecha-kucha.org/) Mumbai Volume 5, May 2010.
  • Discussion 'Through a writer's lens: Capturing places and people' with Dilip D'Souza and Chandrahas Choudhury, Mumbai, June 2010.
  • Readings from Window Seat and Moon Mumbai & Goa with other writers at the St. Bogdag (Great Book Day) Festival, Hald Hovedgaard, Denmark, August 2012.
  • Launch of Wanderers, All with a discussion on the city of Bombay. Panelists - playwright-director Ramu Ramanathan, Bina Sarkar Ellias of Gallerie Magazine and writer Annie Zaidi. On 17th April 2015 at Title Waves bookstore in Bandra, Mumbai.
  • 'Writing Bombay': Talk and interactive session at The Bombay Review's Literary Event at The Hive, Mumbai, June 2015.
  • Discussion on Wanderers, All with Jerry Pinto at the British Council Mumbai, July 2015.
  • 'The Written Word': Talk at Word Up 2015 hosted by Indiblogger at The Big Pitcher, Bangalore, July 2015.
  • 'Wanderlust': Discussion with writers Deepak Dalal and Apurv Nagpal at the Pune International Literary Festival, September 2015.
  • 'Finding a voice: Travel writing'. Discussion with writer Zac O'Yeah, moderated by Anuradha Goyal at the Goa Arts & Literature Festival, December 2015.
  • 'Translation, Adaptation, Fiction', a discussion with translator V. Ramaswamy, and 'Journeys: The history and geography of Wanderers, All', a presentation on Janhavi's novel at Anuvad Translation Festival in Silchar (Assam), January 2016.
  • 'Urban Legends: Bringing the city to life', a creative writing workshop at Mumbai's Kala Ghoda Festival, February 2016.
  • 'South Asian Writing Today: Indian & Pakistani writers with a global audience.' Panel discussion with author Annie Zaidi and moderator Shruti Sunderraman, April 2016 at the Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning, Mumbai.

Forthcoming

  • 'South Asian Writing Today: Indian & Pakistani writers with a global audience.' Panel discussion with author Annie Zaidi and moderator Shruti Sunderraman. 22nd April, 5.15 pm at the Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning (above Kitabkhana), Mumbai.
  • Janhavi will be a part of the Poets Translating Poets Festival organised by Goethe Institut, Mumbai (25th to 27th November 2016).