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The Masala! Mehndi! Masti! DesiLit Writers’ Stage

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The Masala! Mehndi! Masti! DesiLit Writers’ Stage

The Masala! Mehndi! Masti! DesiLit Writers’ Stage is on July 26 and 27 at the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place. The Stage offers programming for adults and children, including panels, interactive writing activities, contest giveaways and outstanding performances.

The lineup of artists for the Stage includes Nila Gupta (The Sherpa and Other Fictions, Sumach Press), Ahmad Saidullah (Happiness and Other Disorders, Key Porter), award-winning poet Moez Surani and poetry slam favourite, That Brown Bastard. Storyteller Taima Silk will be entertaining the crowds on Sunday afternoon, followed by Davyani Saltzman (Shooting the Water, Newmarket) who will lead a free writers' workshop. Visit our events page for a complete list of performances and activities for Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27.

Masala! Mehndi! Masti! is the largest multi-disciplinary South Asian Arts festival outside of South Asia. The Festival is in its seventh year and it is held at the CNE grounds. Visit the festival website for a complete program.

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