Kanishka Gupta - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
4:15 pm
Gandhada Gudi

Publish and Perish?

Anna Solding, Kanishka Gupta, Rahul Soni, Ravi Deecee, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri with Subodh Sankar

Day 1
6:30 pm

Long Scenic Route to Getting Published

Abhivyakti Singh, Malachi Edwin Vethamani, Meghna Pant with Kanishka Gupta


Kanishka Gupta is a literary agent, writer and publishing commentator best known for his internationally acclaimed series for Scroll.in called ‘Publishing and the Pandemic’. He is the founder of Writer’s Side, the largest literary agency and consultancy in South Asia. Gupta has been credited for single-handedly popularising literary representation in the subcontinent. His first novel was longlisted for the Asian Booker Prize in 2009 and was published in 2010.