Friday, May 1, 2009

Kriti Festival 2009 Invitation

DesiLit presents its third biennial literary festival celebrating the
work of South Asian and South Asian Diaspora writers and artists,
Kriti Festival 2009!

Kriti Festival 2009
Jun 11-14, 2009
Roosevelt University & the University of Illinois at Chicago

The weekend-long festival will feature readings, book signings,
panels, writing workshops and entertainment including theater, dance
and open mic performances.

This year's Guests of Honor are authors Romesh Gunesekera, Amitava
Kumar and Bapsi Sidhwa. Other confirmed panelists include Ru Freeman,
Minal Hajratwala, Mary Anne Mohanraj and actress Sonal Shah from
Scrubs. We hope to have 25-30 writers, artists and dancers
participating as panelists in this year's festival.

Kriti Festival 2009 is co-sponsored by and located at the campuses of
Roosevelt University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Pre-registration Rates:
Kriti 2009 All-Weekend Festival Pass, Thurs-Sun (Adult): $40
Kriti 2009 All-Weekend Festival Pass, Thurs-Sun (Student/Senior): $20
Please note: rates will increase on May 1st

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