The Annual Jaipur Literature Festival will be returning to Boulder this weekend (September 15-17, 2017) for its third year. Each year, the festival draws dozens of acclaimed international and local writers, journalists, activists, and diplomats from around the world for an exchanges of ideas. This year, the festival will take place at the Boulder Public Library and is free and open to the public. According to the festival website:
"A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, rich with words and ideas, the Festival invites you to join us in examining the human experience through the reflections and imaginations of distinguished contemporary authors from across the globe.
With internationally acclaimed authors and innovative minds, get a taste of what has been declared the “the greatest literary show on Earth!"
Speakers: Suki Kim, Micheal Rezendes, Akhil Sharma, Alberto Ruy Sanchez, Anne Waldman, Christina Lamb, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Erling Kagge, Larry Pressler, Namita Gokhale, Navtej Sarna, Shashi Tharoor, Vikas Swarup, William Dalrymple and more..."
Free registration for the event is available on the festival's website and volunteering opportunities are also available. Please see here for more information.