Arundhathi Subramaniam - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
12:30 pm

Meter and Magic: Poetry Readings

Amir Or, Anupama Raju, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Mamta Sagar, Mani Rao, Ranjit Hoskote and Ruth Padel

Day 2
10:45 am

The Feminine Mystique

Arundhathi Subramaniam, Mansi, Urvashi Butalia with Manju Kapur

Day 2
6:15 pm
Tennis Court

Women Who Wear Only Themselves

Arundhathi Subramanian with Sharda Ugra


Arundhathi Subramaniam is a leading Indian poet, and author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, most recently the poetry volume, Love Without a Story, and a book of essays on contemporary female spiritual travellers, Women Who Wear Only Themselves. Winner of several awards and fellowships, shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize 2015, and winner of India’s national literary prize, the Sahitya Akademi Award (2020), she has been widely anthologized and translated. Described as “one of the finest poets writing in India today” (The Hindu, 2010), and as a “unique poet of our times in a league all by herself” (Indian Literature, 2020), she now divides her time between New York, Bombay and Madras.