Preeti Gill - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
1:30 pm

The Story of an Acid-Attack Survivor

Reshma Qureshi, Tania Singh with Preeti Gill

Day 1
5:30 pm

The Inheritance of Loss – Jallianwala and After

Amandeep Sandhu, Manreet Sodhi Someshwar, Navdeep Suri with Preeti Gill

Day 2
12:30 pm
The Red Couch

Belonging and Unbelonging in North-East India

Jahnavi Barua, Paramjit Bakhshi and Preeti Gill


Preeti Gill is an independent literary agent who has more than 20 years
experience in the publishing industry as a commissioning editor and rights
director. She has travelled extensively in the North East of India and written on
issues of conflict and women. She is the editor of The Peripheral Centre: Voices
from India’s Northeast as well as Bearing Witness: A Report on the Impact of
Conflict on Women in Nagaland and Assam. Her writing has appeared in
numerous journals and anthologies including 1984 in Memory and Imagination
(2016). Her documentary Rambuai: Mizoram’s ‘Trouble’ Years (co-produced with
Sanjoy Hazarika) was released in September 2016. She has edited She Stoops To
Kill, an anthology of murder stories by women as well as Insider/ Outsider:
Belonging and Unbelonging in India’s Northeast both published in 2019.

She is Founder of Majha House, a first of its kind literary and cultural hub in
Amritsar, Punjab.