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Literature Fest- Delhi University 2024
Literature Fest- Delhi University 2024


Get ready for a literary feast as we announce the second edition, the upcoming fest of the DU Literature Festival, officiated by the Delhi University.

It is India’s largest student-run literature festival.

Against the picturesque backdrop of Delhi's January charm, join us for a three-day literary fiesta at DU's prestigious Shri Ram College of Commerce in the North Campus, from January 19th to 21st, 2024.

The festival boasts a diverse lineup of activities, from author dialogues and panel discussions to workshops, shopping, culinary delights, musical performances, and platforms for emerging literary talents.

With the guidance of Mr. Sanjeev Sanyal, our festival patron and the directorship of Dr. Swapan Dasgupta, the director, we're excited to continue this literary tradition.

Save The Dates

  1. 19th January 2024, Friday.
  2. 20th January 2024, Saturday.
  3. 21st January 2024, Sunday.
Literature Fest of DU at SRCC
Literature Fest of DU at SRCC

Venue Of The Fest

Shree Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi, North Campus Area. The nearest metro stations to reach here are on the Yellow Line. The stations are as follows:

·       Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station

·       G.T.B  Nagar Metro Station

·       Vidhan Sabha Metro Station

·       Model Town Metro Station

House of Fiction

House of Fiction offers exciting games and activities to those who like to read and those who don't- pretty much to the entire audience to remove 'boredom' from the concept of reading.

House of Fiction
House of Fiction


1. Speed Poetry

Date - 19th January, 2024
Time - 1 PM - 2 PM

A Lyric Relay
“Kaleidoscopic thoughts of two, make for an eclectic verse for you!”
Try this creative activity called "speed poetry" where two people work together to generate an engaging set of lyrics. This exercise can be a great way to boost creativity and have some fun in the process. It's gonna be fun!

2.  Parallel Prose Pioneers

Date - 20th January, 2024
Time - 2 PM - 3 PM

Story Reinterpretation Competition in the upcoming festival of DU.
“Contemplate the road not taken and re-interpret the given story like your very own Rorschach!”      
Contestants are challenged to reimagine a given story in their own unique way.

3. Slam Poetry

Date - 21st January, 2024
Time - 12 PM - 1 PM

Where words dance and hearts beat
“String words like pearls and perform with a thespian-like sentimentality”
It's super cool! It's basically when people perform spoken word poetry in a really powerful and expressive way. They often talk about things like social issues, personal experiences, and emotions.
It will be good at engaging the audience and making you feel all the feels. It's worth checking out!

Literary Expressions

1.  Poetry Circle

Date – 19th January, 2024
Time – 2 PM – 3 PM

Sahitya Sammelan
Gather around!
Bring out an old, woody hardback and prepare to 'suck the marrow out of life’
We'll be getting together to read and enjoy some poetry. So, come join us - it'll be a blast!

2.  Open Mic

Date – 19th January, 2024
Time – 3 PM – 5 PM

Your voice, your tale
The raw abstraction of poetry rests on just a burst of spontaneity
Express yourself and share your story through poetry

3. Recite Out Loud

Date – 20th January, 2024
Time – 1 PM – 2 PM

Read aloud your favourite sections of your book
Read one another by reciting from your favourite book
Come dedicate some time to this activity and enjoy the beauty of literature together. It could be a wonderful way to bond over your love of literature.

Literary Activities and Games

1.  Book Exchange

Date – 19th January, 2024
Time – 3 PM – 5 PM

The Semi-Colon of Fiction
Get a chance to feel happy by finding your next favourite book through the Book Exchange at this upcoming fest of DU!
You can find your next favourite book by pure coincidence. Don't miss the chance to explore new reads and have fun!

2.     Bookmark Making and Exchange

Date – 20th January, 2024
Time – 11 AM – 1 PM

Crafting, Connecting, and Swapping.
Don't wait for the next paper bill, design your own bookmark!
You'll be crafting some amazing bookmarks and swap with others. Let's get creative and connect with like-minded people. Don't miss out on the fun!

3.   Harry Potter

Date – 20th January, 2024
Time – 12 PM – 2 PM

The Ultimate Door
All for the Potterheads to find out!
Once you step through the door, you'll be transported to a world full of wonder, where you can explore every detail of the Harry Potter universe. Whether you're a die-hard fan or just someone who enjoys a good adventure, this is the place for you!

4.   Book Treasure Hunt

Date – 21st January, 2024
Time – 2 PM – 3 PM

Discover the Secrets, Unlock the Imagination.
Become Dupin for your paperback!
This thrilling event is designed to help you discover the secrets hidden within the pages of your favourite paperbacks. You will have the chance to unlock your imagination and become Dupin- the famous detective from Edgar Allan Poe's stories.

5.   Book Bingo

Date – 21st January, 2024
Time – 3 PM – 4 PM

Five Lines to Literary Triumph.
Test out how much of a bibliophile you are!
Whether you are an aspiring writer, a keen reader, or simply someone who enjoys the world of literature, this event is perfect for you. Seize the opportunity to unlock your literary potential and take your love for books to the next level!

Workshops and Discussions

Explore the realms of enlightenment in the thought-provoking book discussions and workshops in this upcoming fest of DU organized by The House of Fiction in collaboration with Jashn events covering mental health, storytelling techniques, plot twists, and the impact of regional language literature. Make sure to join us for these insightful conversations!

1. Panel Discussion on Mental Health:

Date – 20st January, 2024
Time – 4 PM – 5 PM

The Art of Being and Doing - Remind yourself to take a breather amidst concrete jungles.

2. The Art of Storytelling:

Date – 20st January, 2024
Time – 3 PM – 4 P

Explore the symbolism of gestures in conveying your tale effectively.

3. Twist Craft:

Date – 19th January, 2024
Time – 3 PM – 4 PM

Learn to plot twists—whether a red herring or a Brutus- curate the unexpected!

4. Book publishing workshop

Date – 21st January, 2024
Time – 2 PM – 3 PM

Journey through the realities of getting your written word out in the world with this seminar.

5. Vangmaya:

Date – 21st January, 2024
Time – 1 PM – 2 PM

Panel discussion celebrating regional literature.
Witness an insightful discussion on how regional language literature captures social consciousness at this upcoming fest of DU. Make sure you are in on the fun!

6. Book Discussion

Date – 19st January, 2024
Time – 1 PM – 2 PM

Get ready to discover stories, explore the wildest plot points and let loose the writer inside you!

Schedule for the DU Lit Fest

19th: Day 1

Day 1- Literary Fest of DU
Day 1- Literary Fest of DU

20th: Day 2

Day 2: Literary Fest of DU
Day 2: Literary Fest of DU

21st: Day 3

Day 3- Literary Fest of DU
Day 3- Literary Fest of DU

DU Lit Fest 2024
DU Lit Fest 2024

Further Details For Nerds!

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Are You Coming?

If you are still deciding whether to join in on this upcoming fest of DU or not.. Well, take my advice and hop in on this fun journey of tales and all things book together. The most awaited DU fest for all bookworms is just a few pages away! And trust me you do not want to miss this.

So, what are waiting for? Fill up the form for registration and dive into the tale adventure. See you there!

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