Jayapriya Vasudevan has more than twenty years experience of working in publishing, during which time she has worked in virtually every area of the business. She co-founded India’s first bookstore café in Bangalore. In 1997, she decided to use her experience to set up Jacaranda, India’s first ever literary agency. Over the years, the agency has grown and now represents an exciting and diverse list of authors from Singapore and across South East Asia and beyond. Vasudevan also runs a regular course at Bangalore’s world-famous writing programme. She was the Festival Director for the 2017 and 2018 Times Lit Fest in Bangalore.
Other Forms of Storytelling
23rd January, Wednesday 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Durbar Hall
Jan Carson, Paul McVeigh, R. Cheran and Sunandini Banerjee in conversation with Jayapriya Vasudevan
Festival Directors’ Roundtable
25th January, Friday 11:15 AM - 1:40 PM Rajkamal JBM Haveli (JBM Pavilion)
Ahdaf Soueif, Ajit Baral, Ajit Pradhan, Anant Vijay, Anvita Pradhan, Cherilyn Parsons, David McWilliams, Emmanuel Delloye, Geoffrey Taylor, Isabelle Delloye, Jane McCredie, Janhavi Prasada, Jayapriya Vasudevan, Juergen Boos, Marieke Hardy, Mary Therese Kurkalang, Meenakshi Alimchandani, Mita Kapur, Namita Devidayal, Namita Gokhale, Neelesh Misra, Nirupama Kotru, Oliver Møystad, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pariksith Singh, Paul McVeigh, Pravin Sharma, Preeti Gill, Rima Hooja, Sabin Iqbal, Sian Smyth, Smita Parikh, Vikas Singh, Vincent Montagne and Will Dawson, hosted by Sanjoy K. Roy
JBM presents iWrite: What do you do when you finish writing a book?
26th January, Saturday 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM Rajkamal JBM Haveli (JBM Pavilion)
Anita Nair, Ekta Kumar, Jack Ramm, Jayapriya Vasudevan, Meghna Pant and Paul McVeigh in conversation with Preeti Gill