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Hazarika moderates NE writers at Jaipur Lit Fest

Sanjoy Hazarika moderated a well-attended session by North-east writers who write in English at the Jaipur Literary Festival today.  Hazarika,  a well-known author and documenter of the region as well as C-NES managing trustee,  guided discussions on the theme ‘These hills called home’ where participating authors Mamang Dai,  Prof Temsula Ao and Anjum Hasan spoke and read from their works.  There was a lively discussion among the speakers and from the audience on distance, discrimination, the idea of belonging to one or several places and identities .  Tomorrow,  Hazarika will speak, read and moderate a session named after his best selling book:  ‘Strangers in the Mist. ‘ Temsula Ao,  Dai and Arooni Kashyap are expected to also participate tomorrow.

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