Margit Walsø has been the director of NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad) since 2011. NORLA is responsible for organising Norway as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019. Walsø is also an experienced publisher and worked for the publishing house Det Norske Samlaget for 18 years. She is also an author and has written three novels, including most recently, The Parfumier.
23rd January, Wednesday 10:00AM - 11:00AM Durbar Hall
Address by H.E. Mr Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Naveen Kishore, Namita Gokhale and Sanjoy K. Roy Keynote Address on 'The Freedom to Publish' by Juergen Boos introduced by Margit Walsø
Found in Translation
24th January, Thursday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM JBM Jharokha
Roundtable discussion with Ravi Singh, N Kalyan Raman, Pariksith Singh, Ranjita Biswas, Jenny Bhatt, Daniel Hahn, Pushpesh Pant, Kalpana Raina, Rohini Chowdhury, Margit Walsø, Saket Suman, K. Sreenivasarao, Priya Sarukkai Chabria, moderated by Arunava Sinha
26th January, Thursday 1:40 PM - 2:20 PM JBM Pavillion
Aditi Maheshwari Goyal, H.E Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Margit Walsø, Namita Gokhale, Naveen Kishore, Urvashi Butalia, Sanjoy K Roy and Neeta Gupta