Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
2:30 pm

Big Stories of Small Towns

Abdullah Khan, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Malathi Ramachandran, Sajita Nair with GJV Prasad

Day 1
4:30 pm
The Blue Couch

Writing Among Chaos

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar with Ravi Singh


Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar writes in English; and translates into English from Santali, Hindi, and Bengali. His translation of Manoj Rupda’s Hindi novel, “I Named My Sister Silence”, has been longlisted for the 2023 JCB Prize for Literature and the 2023 Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize.