Speaking & Events

Anita Sethi has appeared extensively as a speaker at many high profile events, festivals and venues and tours the UK and beyond with her book I Belong Here. She is also a regular speaker at leading conferences on travel, place and nature writing.

She has been a speaker at the Hay Festival, How the Light Gets In, Southbank Centre, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Latitude Festival, Green Man Festival, Manchester Literature Festival, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Ideas Festival, Charleston, Wealden, Books by the Beach, Kendal Mountain Festival, Salisbury Arts Festival, Timber, RichMix and many more. She has also spoken and done author signings at many bookshops.

She has participated in festivals and events around in the world including in Trinidad & Tobago, Kerala, Nairobi, the Maldives, Erbil (Iraq), and Melbourne Australia, where she was an International Writer in Residence and Ambassador for Journalism at the Emerging Writers Festival and a writing fellow at the Wheeler Centre of Writing, Books & Ideas.

She has also conducted live-interviews on stage with a range of high-profile names including Louis de Bernieres, Tracey Thorn, Vikram Seth, Ian Rankin, Zadie Smith, Anne Michaels, Harriet Harman, Paul Theroux, and Ben Okri among others.





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