Internationally recognized authors, scholars and poets take part in person at a legendary literary event celebrating diversity, books, music and dialogue
– Jessie Friedman, Executive Director of JLF Colorado
BOULDER, COLORADO, July 25, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Boulder, CO (July 25, 2022) — The Colorado Chapter of the Jaipur Literature Festival in partnership with Teamwork Arts and the Boulder Public Library is proud to announce that the festival returning to a LIVE format this year. Participants will attend consecutive sessions beginning Saturday, September 17 through Sunday, September 18, 2022 at the Boulder Public Library at 1001 Arapahoe Street in Boulder, Colorado.
JLF Colorado is excited to celebrate this year with the community amidst the beauty of the Colorado Rockies and offering attendees Boulder’s unique energy, excitement and intellect – something the festival is known for around the world.
“We are excited to return to an in-person format this year and to gather with the community thanks to Teamwork Arts, producer of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival. JLF Colorado has not had an in-person event since 2019 due to the pandemic. We are very excited to be back at Boulder Public Library and invite everyone in the community to join us in September,” said Jessie Friedman, executive director of JLF Colorado.
JLF Colorado’s program will highlight a wide variety of topics, including crime writing, the environment, international politics, racial equality and discrimination, entertainment and fiction. Well-known authors will open the series each day with special readings from their latest books and talks about the creative process. Here’s a sneak peak at top writers who will be in Boulder in person:
• Andre Aciman, New York Times bestselling author – Call me by your name
• Ahja Fox, newly appointed Poet Laureate of Aurora, Colorado
• Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Indian politician and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi
Gopalkrishna Gandhi is the grandson of the two greatest advocates of Indian independence – Mahatma Gandhi and C. Rajagopalachari. His father Devadas Gandhi, a journalist, was
Mahatma Gandhi’s son. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, born in April 1945, has had a successful career as an acclaimed author, diplomat and columnist. Gopalkrishna Gandhi will speak about his recently published book Scorching Love: Letters from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to His Son Devadas.
JLF Colorado features over 60 outstanding international and local speakers. A final program will be published shortly. For more information on this year’s program, visit https://jlflitfest.org/colorado.
Register for free access to the JLF Colorado Festival at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jlf-colorado-2022-tickets-373454812397.
About JLF Colorado:
The internationally acclaimed Jaipur Literature Festival, dubbed “the world’s largest literary festival” by Tina Brown, established its Colorado branch, JLF Colorado, in 2015. JLF Colorado is an uplifting celebration of the mind and heart, showcasing diverse writers and thinkers from across America, Asia, Africa and Europe. This year, the community will participate in provocative personal conversations about life and society, business and art, justice, freedom and protecting our planet. JLF Colorado is presented by the nonprofit organization JLF Colorado and Teamwork Arts in association with the Boulder Public Library, the City of Boulder, the Boulder Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Commission on Human Relations. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @belitco.
About Teamwork Arts:
For over 30 years, Teamwork Arts has been bringing India to the world and bringing the world to India by showcasing the finest Indian artists, writers and visual artists in the cultural and arts space in India and abroad. Each year we produce over 25 performing arts and literature festivals in a variety of countries including Australia, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, UK, USA and many more eclectic festivals across India. We host the largest literary gathering in the world: the annual Jaipur Literature Festival; JLF International is now traveling to the US, UK, Canada, Qatar and Australia and we recently launched a digital series – JLF Brave New World. Our musical extravaganza, Bollywood Love Story – A Musical continues to tour the world with sold out shows wherever it takes place. For more information, visit: www.teamworkarts.com.
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