Artists

Farzana Doctor will be reading from her third novel, All Inclusive, which remembers the Air India tragedy through
the ghost of an unknown father.

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Eisha Marjara will be reading from her debut young-adult novel about a teen struggling with anorexia.

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Lata Pada will present excerpts from her 1995 dance drama Revealed by Fire and speak about how dance has been a transformative force in dealing with the  grief and emotional trauma following the  loss of family in the Air India tragedy.

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Renée Sarojini Saklikar will be reading from her Children of Air India, un/authorized exhibits and interjections, a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within public trauma. The book won the 2014 Canadian Authors Association Award for poetry and was a finalist for the 2014 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award.

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Padma Viswanathan will be reading from The Ever After of Ashwin Rao, which was a finalist for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The novel addresses the emotional aftereffects of the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet.

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