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Jayshree Misra

Educationist,Narrator of Facts & Fiction, Into Literature

Jayshree Misra Tripathi is an erstwhile diplomatic spouse and author. She has been a nomadic teacher and examiner 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