Gita Ramaswamy

Gita Ramaswamy is the Trustee of the Hyderabad Book Trust and an author. Since 1980, HBT has published over 400 books written in or translated into Telugu. Her own publications include Land Guns Caste Woman: The Memoirs of a Lapsed Revolutionary (2022), India Stinking (2005), and Jeena Hai To Marna Seekho: The Life and Times of George Reddy (2014). She is the co-author of Taking Charge of Our Bodies (2004), On Their Own (2005), The Oxford India Anthology of Telugu Dalit Writing (2016), and translator of Here I Am (stories by P Sathyavathi, 2019), Prison Notes (stories by B Anuradha, 2021), and Life in Anantharam (autobiography of Devulapalli Krishnamurthi, 2016). 

Speaker @ HLF 2023

12:30–1:15 pm

28 Jan HLF 2023 - Day 2

Literary Sessions | Land, Guns, Caste, Woman: The Memoir of a Lapsed Revolutionary

Gita Ramaswamy in conversation with Tejaswini Madabhushi