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Children's book writer Kamala Laxman dead

Kamala Laxman well-known author of children's books passed away on Saturday evening

Press Modi on India's growing intolerance: authors to Cameron

Press Modi on India's growing intolerance: authors to Cameron

Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in India with counterpart Narendra Modi, in second letter from the PEN International in less than a month.

Marathi writer returns awards to protest 'intolerance'

 Noted Marathi writer Pradnya Pawar today said she was returning all her literary awards and prize money totaling Rs 1.13 lakh to the state government to protest the "culture of intolerance" in the country today.

Salman Rushdie backs authors, 12 more return Sahitya Akademi awards

Salman Rushdie backs authors, 12 more return Sahitya Akademi awards

Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Monday joined the growing chorus of protests by writers and poets against spread of "communal poison" and "rising intolerance" in the country even as 12 more authors decided to return their Sahitya Akademi awards.

Amazon to pay self-published authors based on pages read

It could soon pay more to write lengthier books, if you are an author self-publishing on Amazon.com Inc`s Kindle ebook platform.

Amazon to pay authors based on pages read by readers

Amazon to pay authors based on pages read by readers

Amazon has announced that it will pay some authors based on how many pages are read of their book.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 kicks-off

The eight edition of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has been inaugurated today by Dr Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group, and Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan amidst the cream of literary minds, joining hands together for a healthy debate and enriching discussion.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Author, poets, Bollywood celebs who will participate

Nobel laureates to local writers, award-winning authors to debut novelists, Bollywood bigwigs to musicians, the historic Diggi palace here is set to overflow with authors, publishers and book lovers as the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off tomorrow.

All that you need to know about ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2015

The largest literary festival brings together some of the greatest thinkers and writers from across South Asia and the world.

Writers & Readers' Festival to become an annual feature in Goa

Writers & Readers' Festival to become an annual feature in Goa

 

Panaji: After the acclaimed International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa will be now hosting the new-born literary extravaganza--The Writers and Readers Festival--annually, bringing together authors from across the globe.

Hachette seeks Amazon terms that `value` partners

French publishing giant Hachette said Wednesday it wants to make peace with online retail titan Amazon, but on terms that "value" the role of authors and their publishers.

Complaint against authors who opt out of Lit Fest

A police complaint was filed against the four authors who read out portions from the controversial author`s banned book `Satanic Verses`.

Four Indians in Commonwealth Writers` Prize race

Four Indian authors have been nominated for this year`s Commonwealth Writers` Prize.

Authors of musical, literary works can now get royalty

Authors of musical, cinematographic
and literary works may now be entitled to royalty in case
their works are used for commercial purposes, a benefit denied
to them so far.