Kolkata, Nov 2 : Apeejay Surrendra Group and Oxford Bookstores today announced that the 10th anniversary edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival will be hosted here from January 18 to 20 next year.
Priti Paul, Director, Apeejay Surrendra Group, said, “Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) has connected, empowered and mobilized new voices and ideas since its inception in 2010.
In the last nine years, the festival has contributed greatly to restoring Kolkata’s literary edge, a distinct and valued identity, I felt, at the time, it was losing. "
"AKLF has developed as the fountainhead of the mission we pursue 365 days at Oxford Bookstores - of books, reading, literature, writers, publishers, building readership, creating awareness and attraction for the world of books and popularizing the whole gamut that goes with books and publishing," she said.
"Our 10th anniversary will be held in historic Park Street’s iconic spaces giving everyone an opportunity to (re)visit, admire and enjoy their tangible and intangible heritage and will bring together all that is close to our hearts, and important to the community & world we live in, from January 18 – 20, 2019. (UNI)