Beginning our literary journey in the summer of 2012, we have come a long way in celebrating people and their beloved styles of literature. Hosting a successful series of enchanting afternoons that involve deep conversations with authors who have a story to share, the venture has become popular for its classy gatherings. Since the first ever event the concept gained acceptance among the audience and became a platform for writers to share their life and works. An initiative for the love of literature, by the lovers of literature, An Author's Afternoon is now a prized possession of the City of Culture, Kolkata.

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One of the top 5 cement groups in India, Shree Cement is a market leader in the states of Rajasthan, Delhi and Haryana with three brands – Shree Ultra, Bangur and Rockstrong. Since their founding year in 1979, they have been committed to the cause of sustainable, inclusive growth and have realised this with their consistent pursuit of innovation and operational excellence.

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Prabha Khaitan Foundation's activities primarily focus in the arena of Education, Culture, Art and Literature. It also aims to encourage Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.

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Taj Bengal is a landmark five-star hotel in downtown Kolkata, in the exclusive neighbourhood of Alipore at the heart of its cultural heritage. Designed by legendary architect Bob Fox, the architecture and interiors of the hotel are deeply inspired by the city’s famed art, culture and heritage. The wide array of fine-dining restaurants at Taj Bengal is the best in Kolkata.


Siyahi is one of the very first literary agencies in India. Their wide network of publishers includes leading Indian and international names. Siyahi also works towards the dramatization rights for authors’ works and work with film agents, to pitch for creative film and television adaptations. They are also in direct touch with leading independent and mainstream production houses.