Ruth Padel - 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
2:15 pm
Tennis Court

Silent Spring: Thinking about Climate Change in Poetry

Ranjit Hoskote and Ruth Padel

Day 2
6:45 pm
The Red Couch

Beethoven Variations – Emotion and Creativity in the Life of a Genius

Ruth Padel and Karl Lutchmayer


Ruth Padel is an award-winning British poet, scholar and conservationist, Professor of Poetry at King’s College London, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, author of Tigers in Red Weather, Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth and the bestselling Darwin: A Life in Poems, a verse biography of her great-great-grandfather Charles Darwin. Her new book, Beethoven Variations, is a poetic journey into the life of Beethoven.