K Srilata

K Srilata is a poet, fiction writer, translator, and academic. Her latest book This Kind of Child: The ‘Disability’ Story (2022), brings together first-person accounts, interviews, and short fiction to offer a multi-perspectival understanding of the disability experience. Her novel Table for Four was long listed in 2009 for the Man Asian literary prize. Her other publications include collections of poetry and edited anthologies. Formerly a Professor of Literature at IIT Madras, she is now a professor and the Director of the Centre for Creative Writing and Translation at Sai University, Chennai. She is currently working on poems based on the Mahabharata canon.

12:30–1:15 pm

29 Jan HLF2023 - Day 3

Literary Sessions | Panel The ‘Disability’ Story

K Srilata, Someshwar Sati

2:50–3:35 pm

29 Jan HLF2023 - Day 3

Kaavya Dhaara | Poetry Reading (English)

Jhilam Chattaraj, K Srilata, Manya Cherabuddi, Tamaara Nambiar