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Jayshree Misra Tripathi

Educationist, Adult Literacy, EVAW, Narrator of Facts & Fiction, Into Literature

Jayshree Misra Tripathi is an erstwhile diplomatic spouse and writer. She has been a nomadic teacher and examiner of English Language & Literature for over twenty five years, across three continents. Her interests include human rights for all and world news with views. She considers herself to be a ‘constant learner’.

How 'Literary' Are Literature Festivals In India?

The third Kalinga Literary Festival in Orissa ended recently. The two-day event had panel discussions on a variety of topics and a number of distinguished participants. But are such events truly "literary"? Or could we rename them as "conversations" or "dialogues" or "voices" or "talk fests"?
11/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Unpacking For The Last Time: Reflections In Retirement

This year will be different for me, even special. It will be my husband's first year in retirement, and thus, by extension, mine too. I wonder at it all, this coming home, to retirement -- this is the ultimate 'coming of age'. It is not easy. It takes longer to get things done. It is tiring. It gets a bit boring, all this unpacking, but it's for the last time.
07/02/2016 12:02 AM IST

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