Literature

Museum Apologises For Disrespecting Odia Language

Bhubaneswar, June 18, 2018: Kala Bhoomi assures not to commit such mistakes in future A day after Odisha Story reported about the wrong and disrespectful Odia language at the Odisha Crafts Museum (Kala Bhoomi), museum authorities accepted their mistakes and begged apology. They wrote small notes of apology on Odisha Story’s both Facebook and Twitter pages. In […]

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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival arrives with its 9th edition

New Delhi, 14th June 2018: First list of speakers attending the literary gala in the Himalayas announced –  Ninth edition will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan Audiences can enjoy the Festival from Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th August 2018 in the picturesque setting of Thimphu Opens online registration for literary enthusiasts This August, Bhutan beckons […]


ZEE JLF at The British Library Opens its Doors for a Weekend of Literary Dialogue

LONDON, Friday 8 June 2018: Managing Director of Teamwork Arts Sanjoy Roy and festival co-directors Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple welcomed audiences Shashi Tharoor spoke about his new book Why I am a Hindu ZEE JLF at The British Library opened its doors today, filling the historic spaces of London’s iconic literary venue and welcoming […]


ZEE JLF at The British Library on 8-10 June 2018

New Delhi: The 5th edition of the Festival’s UK edition returns to The British Library in London Nearly 70 eminent authors and thinkers from across the globe gather to showcase South Asia’s unique multilingual literary heritage and the Festival’s global appeal Intense two-day programme explores themes such as translations, poetry, women empowerment, democracy and travel The ZEE Jaipur Literature […]


“From Goatherd To Governance” Released in Bhubaneswar

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 18, 2018: The book is a life sketch of retired administrator Panchanan Dash ‘From Goatherd To Governance’ will inspire millions of youth Author and former MSME Department Secretary to Government of Odisha Sri Panchanan Dash’s first memoir book ‘From Goatherd To Governance’ was released on Monday (16th April 2018). In […]


Gopinath to Pratibha: Koraput Has a Great Literary Tradition

Valley hosts first ever Koraput Literary Festival Koraput:  Koraput has a great literary tradition. From Gopinath Mohanty to Pratibha Ray, many celebrated authors have lived here to experience the tribal life and later delivered great fictions. Gopinath Mohanty’s Paraja and and Amrutara Santana (Dynasty of Immortals) are based on the life of Koraput tribal and […]


Poetry Should Have More Aesthetic Value: Koraput LitFest

By Odisha Story Bureau, Koraput, April 6, 2018: First Ever Koraput Literary Festival spreads peace and love Contemporary poetry shouldn’t be mouthpiece of any ideology. Rather it should give more space for different opinion and thoughts, said senior poets at the first ever Koraput Literary Festival. Held at the scenic backdrop of Tribal Museum here in […]


Contemporary Odia Fiction Discussed at First Koraput Literary Festival

By Odisha Story Bureau, Koraput: Also there were sessions on Poetry and Koraput Literature Koraput Literary Festival unites 300 authors from the Odisha Ajay Swain and Aparna Mohanty Receive 1st Koraput Sahitya Samman Literature is always contemporary. Unlike poetry, however, fiction doesn’t react to social issues immediately. Authors opines in the third session of first […]


Sahitya Akademi: Who Canvasses Against Pratibha Ray?

By Odisha Story Bureau,  Bhubaneswar: Pratibha Ray lost to Kambar in Presidential Battle in Akademi Suspicious Odia Authors behind the backlash to Pratibha Ray According to a news report Pratibha Ray was BJP’s nomination No doubt, noted Kannada writer and Jnanpith recipient Chandrashekara Kambara is one of the better choices for the post of the president of Sahitya […]