Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF 2024): Online Tickets, Venue, Schedule, Awards

In 2024 The Bangalore Literature Festival is going to be held on December 7 & 8. 

The 13th edition of Bangalore Literature Festival 2024, invites over hundreds of book lovers, authors, and speakers. The Bangalore Literature Festival is held in the month of December, Every year. 

The Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 is expected to involve 100+ speakers. The Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 is going to took place on December 7 & 8, 2024. Bangalore Literature Festival is one of the top literature festivals celebrated with a large number of attendees and participants. The Program was scheduled from 10 am in Bangalore. 

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Bangalore Literature Festival Dates and Venue 

The Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 is going to took place on December 7 & 8, 2024. The two-day Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 will be held in Bangalore. 

At the Lalit Ashok, various programs in 2023 were held at 6 different venues as given below: 

  1. Gandhada Gudi 
  2. Raajakumara 
  3. Yuvaratna 
  4. The Red Couch 
  5. Seonee 
  6. Malgudi

Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 Highlights 


December 7 & 8, 2024


The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore


10 am 

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Bangalore Literature Festival Registration fees

All events held at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 are free of cost until indicated. However, you must register yourself before the event to stay updated through emails. One-time registration allows the visitors to attend the two-day event. 


  • Because of the large crowds, parking might not be available at the venue. Please plan to arrive early.
  • You can buy Food and drinks from the hotel's food counters.
  • There will be many water dispensers available. However, It would be great if you bring your own bottle to help reduce the use of paper cups.
  • Preventative safety measures will be implemented.
  • There will be no live streaming of the sessions.. However, recordings of the event will be made available on our YouTube channel after a few days. 

Bangalore Literature Festival Schedule

To enjoy the two-day literary fest the Bangalore Literature Festival has planned an event with 200+ speakers and authors to keep you all engaged. It also gives the stage for the screenplay writers to showcase their work to renowned filmmakers. Here the writers can join the stage to pitch their stories to a panel of publishers, editors, and agents. The Program Schedule for the Bangalore Literature Festival can be checked from the link below: 

Bangalore Literature Festival 2024 Program Schedule 

Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Award 

At the Bangalore Literature Festival every year, Atta Galatta honors the best and brightest Indian writers. They celebrate and honor the literary achievements of writers through the Atta Galatta- Bangalore Literature Book Prize along with the Bangalore Literature Festival. 

Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Award is divided into 9 categories as follows: 

  • Fiction 
  • Non-Fiction
  • Popular Choice 
  • Best Cover design
  • Children's Fiction 
  • Children's Non-Fiction 
  • Picture Book-Story 
  • Picture Book-Illustrations
  • Literary Achievement in Kannada

The winners of the Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Award are given Original Trophy- Thought Beyond Words. 

Do you Write Books?

Then come visit the Bangalore Literature Festival LitMart.

At the Bangalore Literature Festival, LitMart aspiring authors are given an opportunity to showcase their book ideas to editors and Publishers. 


  • Visit the official website of the Bangalore Literature Festival.
  • Click on the Apply link on the page. 
  • Through the Online form submit details about your book ideas.
  • Details such as A 250 - 500 Word proposal covering the story idea, background, characters, and summary with a small clip of your writing. 

The books can be both Fictional or Non-Fictional in English only. 

Once all entries are received the panel will shortlist 25 finalists and 10 waitlisted finalists. These 25 finalists will be given a chance to pitch their book idea to the jury panel, get feedback and connect with great publishers. 

The LitMart finals pitch event will be held on December 9 - 10, 2023 at the Bangalore Literature Festival. 

LitMart Pitch Format 

The Pitch can be submitted in any way that gives it the best suit like storytelling, Short video, slide deck, short play or musical, dance, etc. However, ensure that the pitch is within 3 minutes. 

And be prepared for some Q&A sessions from the Jury on the stage with the live audience to cheer you up. 


Ques: when and where will the Bangalore Literature Festival take place? 
Ans: The  Bangalore Literature Festival 2023 is going to take place on December 2 - 3.  The two-day Bangalore Literature Festival 2023 will be held at the Lalit Ashok, Kumara Krupa Road, Bangalore. 

Ques: What is the cost of attending the Bangalore Literature Festival 2024? 
Ans: All events held at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2023 are free of cost until indicated. However you are required to register yourself to confirm your presence. 

Ques: What is the highest literary prize in India?

Ans: The highest literary prize in India is the Jnanpith Award. It is given annually for the best creative literary writing to writers in any of the 22 "scheduled languages" recognized in the Indian Constitution.

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