Hyderabad Literary Fest 2019 starts from January 25th and will last till Jan 27th. This year it will be held at The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet.

Want to be a part of it? Register at the HLF official website: https://www.hydlitfest.org/register-here/

HLF 2019 is organized by “Hyderabad Literary Trust” in association with the Government of Telangana and with the support of several academic, literary, cultural organizations and publishing houses.

Started in 2010, the Festival has emerged as an important event in the cultural calendar of the country. It represents the rich and cosmopolitan ethos of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, as well as the vibrant culture of the modern Cyberabad.

HLF is a Festival for All. Its programme includes talks, conversations, panel discussions, readings, workshops, exhibitions, book launches, cultural programme, events for college students and school children.
The Festival is FREE and open to ALL.

Guest Nation
Inviting a foreign country to showcase its literature and culture was a feature added to the Festival in 2012. Germany was the ‘Guest Nation’ at HLF 2012, and France at HLF 2013, Ireland at HLF 2014. China will be in focus at HLF 2019.

Indian Language in Focus
HLF pays special attention to one Indian language at each edition of the festival. Gujarati is the language in focus at HLF 2019.

1-11-87 & 88, SP Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500016

Broader Objectives of the Festival

To highlight the rich cultural legacy of Hyderabad and promote the city as a focal point of new creative energy.
To promote and further the cause of Indian literature in Indian languages and in English.
To bring into focus the need for an active interaction among local, national, and foreign languages and cultures.
To create a platform for artists from different creative fields to interact with each other and share their work among themselves and with their readers/audiences.
To provide and an opportunity for young and aspiring writers to interact with publishers.