The genesis of a transnational relationship

A son follows in his father’s footsteps forging new friendships in the fabled Malabar Coast

Budapest: From the moment my father, the writer Andrei Kurkov, said that he would ..

Margaret Busby and Andrei Kurkov
Of two sunsets, and memories of sun-kissed Kerala and MBIFL ’20 in between
Kaleeswaram Raj and Josy Joseph at MBIFL 2020
Peaceful protests the answer to contradictory verdicts and judicial weakness: Kaleeswaram Raj
Pradeep Panangad, Paul Zacharia and T. K. Rajeev Kumar at MBIFL 2020
Media helped make communalism acceptable in Kerala: Paul Zacharia
MBIFL 2020

Actor Sreenivasan asks, do political party workers file ITR?

Thiruvananthapuram: At MBIFL, in the discussion on the intertwining of real life and silver screen characters, Writer, Actor and Director ..

Andrew Fidel Fernando, Suresh Menon, Tatenda Taibu and Sreeduth S. Pillai at MBIFL 2020

Have the days of pranks in cricket come to an end?

Are the good old days of pranks and pranksters gone missing from cricket? Has the governing bodies tightening their grip on the game ..

S Saradakkutty, P. V. Shajikumar, Geethu Sivakumar and Smitha Prabhakar at MBIFL 2020

Throw off the traditional family system, says S. Saradakkutty

Thiruvananthapuram: The session at MBIFL on, ‘the politics of gender in Cyberspace’ discussed various topics including ..

N. S. Madhavan

Reversed Indian Flag and Pakistani poem – N. S. Madhavan

Thiruvananthapuram: At MBIFL, writer N. S. Madhavan commented that we live in a period where the Indian flag is held reversely with ..

Hormis Tharakan, Kanam Rajendran and Civic Chandran at MBIFL 2020

Present day Maoists are in the fantasy of police: Kanam Rajendran

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI Kerala state secretary Kanam Rajendran said that it is not justice but the regime that has gone wild. The LDF ..

Tanya Abraham and Elaine Chiew

Are we writing from the heart or from the gut?

How does food influence an author’s style of writing? Can a work of fiction revolve around food and its importance. These were ..

Mohanlal at MBIFL

Mohanlal’s Dasavatharam; 40 years and 10 Characters

Thiruvananthapuram: Celebrated and blessed actor Mohanlal unleashed his feelings and thoughts on his 10 selected characters from his ..

R Sreekantan Nair, V. D Satheeshan MLA and Sunnykkutty Abraham

The factional Congress - a discussion

Thiruvananthapuram: At MBIFL, the session on the fractioning Congress was moderated by the renowned journalist R Sreekantan Nair. Legislator ..

Juan Pablo, Andrei Kurkov and Panos Karnezis

I believe there is only documented and undocumented migration: Juan Pablo Villalobos

Thiruvananthapuram: Mexican born Spanish writer Juan Pablo Villalobos said that in his personal opinion, there are only documented ..

Sebastian Paul and K. P. Unnikrishnan

Who or what comes after Modi is a frightening question: Sebastian Paul

Thiruvananthapuram: Who or what comes after Narendra Modi is a frightening question, said Adv. Sebastian Paul. "The same question ..

Sudeep Sen

Poetry of Shaheen Bagh sings change; future is hope: Sudeep Sen

Poetry truly heals. Change is mandatory and it can happen through poetry. It’s happening today and gives us hope about a positive ..

Theary C Seng and Parsa Venkateswara Rao Jr at MBIFL20

Journey of seeking justice in killing fields

When human rights activist Theary C Seng recalled the memoirs of Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 to 1979 in Cambodia, the traumatic ..

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurating MBIFL 2020

CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurates MBIFL 2020

Thiruvananthapuram: The inauguration of the 3rd edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters was held at the Nishagandhi ..

T. Padmanabhan

Any fool can write a novel, says T Padmanabhan

Celebrated short story writer in Malayalam, T. Padmanabhan, in an entertaining manner said that any fool can write a novel when he ..


Translation has become merchandised: K. Satchidanandan

Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent poet K. Satchidanandan said that translation of literary works, particularly novels, have become a commodity ..


Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award 2020: Shortlist announced

Kozhikode: Mathrubhumi has released the short list of seven books for the Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award 2020. The winner will ..

Margaret Busby, Lemn Sissay

Booker Prize jury members to take part in Mathrubhumi Festival of Letters

Thiruvananthapuram: The jury members of the prestigious Booker Prize will also be part of the third edition of Mathrubhumi International ..

Book of the Year

Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award 2020: Prominent writers feature in longlist

Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award has announced the long-list of 16 novels, which include an eclectic mix of writing and genres in ..

mathrubhumi book of the year award

Mathrubhumi institutes ‘Book of the Year’ award for best work in Indian literature

New Delhi: In order to motivate writers and publishers, ‘Mathrubhumi’ has taken a new step by instituting ‘Mathrubhumi ..


MBIFL office opens at TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the festival office of the Mathrubhumi International Festival ..

Arya Gopi

Arya Gopi

Poet Hailing from Kozhikode, Arya Gopi is the daughter of noted poet and lyricist P K Gopi. She writes in both Malayalam and English ..

Anitha Tanmpi

Anitha Thampi

Poet, Translator A native of Alappuzha, Anitha Thampi’s literary works are noted for post-modernism. Her first poetry collection ..

Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters

Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters: A feast for literature lovers

Thiruvananthapuram is set to host one of the largest and most significant literary festivals in India, Mathrubhumi International Festival ..


Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters to begin on Feb 2

Thiruvananthapuram is set to host one of the largest and most significant literary festivals in India, Mathrubhumi International Festival ..