Vasudhendra - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 2
1:15 pm
Tennis Court

The Lighthouse Family: A Turkish Translation

Firat Sunel with Dadapeer Jayman and Vasudhendra


Vasudhendra is an Indian author and writes in the Kannada language. His 15 books have been translated into many Indian languages, English, and Spanish. He has been successfully running a Kannada publishing house ‘Chanda Pustaka’ for the past 20 years, which recognizes Kannada young writers. He is the first openly out and proud gay author of Kannada. As a hiker, he has trekked across the Western Ghats, Mount Kilimanjaro, Kailash-Mansarovar, and many other mountains in the Himalayas. World Cinema, Mahabharata, and Indian classical music are his other passions. He has not watched TV for the past 24 years.