2023 LITERARY FESTIVAL
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2023 Literary Festival

November 18-19

Conrad New York Downtown
102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

Gather your friends and join the celebration as the Indo-American Arts Council lights up New York City with its spectacular Renaissance Weekend November 18-19! This star-studded event is the hottest ticket in town, featuring over 60 of the world’s most acclaimed Indian authors, influencers, and luminaries.

Rub elbows with Pulitzer Prize winners and New York Times bestsellers at the largest gathering of celebrated global Indian talent in North America. Hear inspiring ideas, enjoy illuminating discussions, and make personal connections that will stay with you for a lifetime.

The Indo-American Arts Council is thrilled to announce our upcoming Literary Festival scheduled for November 2023, celebrating and exploring the vibrant and diverse cultures of India through the written word. Our theme this year is Courageous Creativity, we invite submissions of original works that explore ideas related to identity, culture, history, politics and the human experience.

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The Indo-American Arts Council is thrilled to announce our upcoming Literary Festival scheduled for November 2023, celebrating and exploring the vibrant and diverse cultures of India through the written word.

We were deeply honored to have hosted a superlative roster of literary talent at our hugely successful 2022 Literary Festival. Our theme this year is Courageous Creativity, we invite submissions of original works in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction that bring unique perspectives and explore ideas related to identity, culture, history, politics and the human experience. From Architecture to Zombie Fiction we are looking for works that examine and showcase the beauty, challenges, complexity, diversity and richness of Indian culture and society. Original works in the languages of India with English translations will also be showcased.

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Festival Schedule

Festival Schedule – Saturday, November 18 (ROOM A)

Festival Schedule – Saturday, November 18 (ROOM B)

Festival Schedule – Saturday, November 18 (ROOM C)

Festival Schedule – Sunday, November 19

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2023 Literary Festival – Photos

2022 Literary Festival – Photos

IAAC Through The Years

Down Memory Lane

IAAC Literary Festival Through The Years

2022

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November 7-13, 2022
IAAC Literary Festival 2022

VIRTUAL sessions from Nov 7-11
on Facebook and YouTube

LIVE IN PERSON talks from Nov12-13
Caelum Gallery, 526 W 26th St #315, New York, NY 10001

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September 22, 2022
MODI@20: DREAMS MEET DELIVERY

2021

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December 4-12, 2021
IAAC Literary Festival

May 8, 2021 at 8 PM EST
Acrobat Poems by Nabaneeta Dev Sen

Book Talk with His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama author Tenzin Geyche Tethong

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8PM EST
Book Talk – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

2020

2019

October 19-20, 2019
IAAC Literary Festival
Hagop Kevorkian Center New York City.

Madhur Jaffrey book launch

June 20, 2019
Book talk with Madhur Jaffrey
DAG, Fuller Building, 41 E 57th, suite 708, NY 10022.

Rajat Gupta

March 28, 2019
Rajat Gupta’s Memoir Mind Without Fear
DAG, Fuller Building, 41 E 57th, suite 708, NY 10022.

2018

Book launch of Ramachandra Guha

October 2, 2018
RAMACHANDRA GUHA’S GANDHI: THE YEARS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD 1914-1948
DAG Modern, Fuller Bldg, 41East 57th street, NYC.

Shashi Tharoor: book launch of Inglorious Empire & Why I am a Hindu

June 26, 2018
Shashi Tharoor: book launch of Inglorious Empire & Why I am a Hindu
DAG Modern, Fuller Bldg, 41East 57th street, NYC.

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