Sunday, September 4, 2011

Reading/Book Launch on September 9

Toto Funds the Arts

and British Council, Bangalore

are delighted to invite you to a reading from


an anthology of contemporary Kannada writings edited by

Vivek Shanbhag

who will be in conversation with Prakash Belawadi

Excerpts from the anthology will be read by Mounesh Badiger, Shiva Pathak and Deepika Arwind

Venue: British Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross,Bangalore

Date and time: Friday, 9 September 2011 at 6.45 p.m.

Do join us for tea/coffee at 6.30 pm

Vivek Shanbhag is an acclaimed short story writer, novelist and playwright. Winner of several prestigious awards, he is the author of four short story collections, two novels and two plays. He edits the well-known literary journal in Kannada, Desha Kaala. An engineer by training, Vivek works for a multinational and lives in Bangalore.

Prakash Belawadi is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, theatre director, writer and critic based in Bangalore.

Mounesh Badiger is a writer and theatre director and actor.

Shiva Pathak is an actor and a freelance consultant and arts manager.

Deepika Arwind is an actor, poet, short story writer and freelance journalist.

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