'The Greatest Literary Show on Earth' is Coming to Soneva Fushi

PUBLISHED February 24, 2022 | updated February 24, 2022 01:55

The Jaipur Literary Festival will be coming to Soneva Fushi from May 13 to 22, 2022.   A partnership between Soneva and Teamwork Arts, the 10-day festival is set to be a celebration of the arts, culture, and performance, all taking place at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll.  

With 30 speakers and authors confirmed, the JLF Soneva Fushi line-up celebrates the theme of Slow Life, covering topics from nation-building to the natural world, politics to poetry, fiction and filmmaking to hard-hitting journalism, and spirituality to science.  

Speakers include award-winning British-Turkish novelist, Elif Shafak; Academy Award-nominated director, Mira Nair; best-selling author and politician, Shashi Tharoor; André Aciman, NY Times bestselling author of Call Me By Your Name and Find Me; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Mahmood Mamdani, named amongst TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World; art critic and historian, B.N. Goswamy; investigative journalist, Patrick Radden Keefe; Huma Abedin, former Deputy Chief of Staff at the US Department of State; Former Governor of West Bengal, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and a former diplomat, Gopalkrishna Gandhi; Pavan K. Varma, the writer and diplomat; Sahitya Akademi,  best-selling historian, and Festival Co-Director William Dalrymple; and diplomat and author, Vikas Swarup, whose novel Q&A became the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire on the big screen.   

For more information about JLF Soneva Fushi, go to https://soneva.com/soneva-fushi-jlf/ 


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