Ranjit Hoskote - 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 1
6:45 pm

Indian Accent: Our Literature on the World Stage

Keerti Ramachandra, Ranjit Hoskote, Sara Rai, Srinath Perur with Urvashi Butalia

Day 2
11:30 am
The Blue Couch

Icelight: Poetry From the Edge of Epiphany

Ranjit Hoskote with Anupama Raju

Day 2
2:15 pm
Tennis Court

Silent Spring: Thinking about Climate Change in Poetry

Ranjit Hoskote and Ruth Padel


Ranjit Hoskote is a poet, cultural theorist, translator and curator. His collections of poetry include Central Time (Penguin, 2014), Jonahwhale (Penguin, 2018, published in the UK by Arc as The Atlas of Lost Beliefs, 2020, which received a prestigious
Poetry Book Society Recommendation), Hunchprose (Penguin, 2021), and Icelight (Wesleyan University Press in the USA & Penguin in India, 2023). Hoskote’s translation of a 14 th -century Kashmiri woman mystic’s poetry has appeared as the acclaimed I, Lalla: The Poems of Lal Ded (Penguin Classics, 2011).