Meghalaya: Shillong to host 1st ever Penguin Fever 2017 – literary and cultural festival!

Meghalaya: Shillong to host 1st ever Penguin Fever 2017 – literary and cultural festival!


Penguin Random House India, the country’s leading English language trade publisher, is delighted to  host the first edition of Penguin Fever 2017 – Delhi’s favourite literary and cultural festival, in Shillong on 9th December 2017.

You can find the schedule of the programme below:


Penguin Fever, a one-of-a-kind celebration of books, reading, music, and culture presents a great  opportunity for Shillong audiences to interact with authors. It is the first festival of its kind  organized by an Indian publisher. Hosted at The Heritage Club, the programme includes readings,  discussions, interactive presentations, poetry and an open mic poetry competition in collaboration with colleges across the city, the day will end with live music by local band ‘Gravity’. At this festival we will also offer audiences previews of two much awaited forthcoming books by Authors – Ankush  Saikia and Snigdha Poonam.

“The Penguin Fever edition in Shillong, is very special for us, it is the first one that we are organising outside Delhi. We’ve chosen this year to travel because we are celebrating our 30th anniversary in India, and what better way to celebrate than to spread the joy and reach  of books and writing. We hope Shillong will enjoy the specially curated programme including  an eclectic and vibrant mix of books and authors for everyone.” Hemali Sodhi, Senior Vice  President – Marketing & Publisher – Children’s. As part of the ongoing The Penguin Readathon and Book Gifting Journey of reading sessions and library contributions in 30 spaces spanning the country. To coincide with Penguin Fever Shillong,  alongwith our partners, the outreach programme being organised in Meghalaya includes:


Penguin Fever Shillong is open and free for all, we welcome everyone to join us in this celebration of books, reading and writing!

Venue: The Heritage Club,
Cleve Colony, Tripura Castle Road, Shillong 793003
Date: 9th December 2017
Time: 11am till 7.30pm

There will be a bookshop set up at the venue with the authors published books, so everyone can have their
copies signed!



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