Nandana Dev Sen
Nandana Dev Sen
Children's Book Author

Upcoming Events

How many excuses can you come up with when you don't want to stop
playing? Join award-winning actor, writer, and child-rights activist
Nandana Sen for a fantastical interactive storytelling session, with
fun games, animal masks, play-acting, tail-swishing and colouring activities!



Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet : DSC Prize 2018 Award Ceremony
Jan
25
5:00 PM17:00

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet : DSC Prize 2018 Award Ceremony

As a judge, Nandana Sen will participate in the deliberations, announcement, and presentation of the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. The DSC Prize celebrates the rich and varied world of literature of the South Asian region. Authors could be of any ethnicity but the writing should pertain to the South Asian region in terms of content and theme.

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Book Launch: In My Heart (Puffin India, 2019)
Jan
6
11:00 AM11:00

Book Launch: In My Heart (Puffin India, 2019)

Mia knows that she came out of Mumma’s heart and Papa’s heart. That’s why she’s so much like them! But when Mia learns that she has a tummy mummy too, she can’t wait to find her. Does anyone know where her tummy mummy is? Mia’s search will take her to many places, only to lead her some place even bigger . . . 

A very special story to be read with loved ones, In My Heart takes us on a child’s journey of discovering who she really is and where she comes from. Warmly illustrated and deeply felt, this is a fearless and tender celebration of the magical ways in which different kinds of families are born.

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Stop Child Abuse: Panel Discussion on Child Rights
Apr
10
5:00 PM17:00

Stop Child Abuse: Panel Discussion on Child Rights

Following a welcome address by Jamie Dragon, Director of the America Center, there is an Interactive Panel discussion on Child Rights followed by a drama presentation by the children of Muklti.

Alongside Nandana, the panel comprises:

Dr Shashi Panja, Honorable Minister, Women & Child Development & Social Welfare
Ms Ananya Chakraborty, Chair Person, SCPCR
Dr Aniruddha Deb, Consultant Psychiatrist
Ms Ratnaboli Ray, Founder & Managing Trustee, Anjali and
Ms Ruchira Goswami, Professor, NUS

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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival: Crossing the Line
Jan
12
to Jan 13

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival: Crossing the Line

Join Nandana Sen as she participates in two fascinating discussion sessions

Crossing the Line: Discussing women on the big screen who question, challenge, break the rules.

The panel is make up of Vishal Bhardwaj, Aparna Sen, Mira Nair, Ratna Pathak Shah, and Modhurima Sinha and moderated by Nandana Sen. Introduced by Prerana Langa. Presented with Yes Foundation

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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival: Oxford Junior Literary Festival: Interactive Storytelling and Big Little Book Award
Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival: Oxford Junior Literary Festival: Interactive Storytelling and Big Little Book Award

A very special morning with Nandana Sen including interactive sessions and an exciting award!

OJLF Inauguration. With author Nandana Sen and singer Usha Uthup. Uma Kismat Paul opens the festival. 10-10.30

Big Little Book Award winner writer Nabaneeta Sen. A dramatised reading will be followed by interaction with students. Presented with Tata Trusts Parag Initiative. 10.30-11.15

Talky Tumble at Jumble Farm
Nandana Sen presents her new book Talky Tumble of Jumble Farm: Interactive session. 11.30-12.00

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Nandana Sen In Conversation with Kris di Giacomo
Nov
28
6:30 PM18:30

Nandana Sen In Conversation with Kris di Giacomo

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Moderated by Chiki Sarkar, founder of Juggernaut, Nandana Dev Sen -  a children’s author, a child-rights activist and an award-winning actor, will be in conversation with Kris Di Giacomo, a French-American illustrator.

Nandana Dev Sen and Kris Di Giacomo will show us their work-in-progress after having spent a week long residency in India : Earth Song, an illustrated children’s book aiming at showing the natural beauty lying around us, and the importance to care for it.

This very talented duo will tell us more about the genesis of this book and how to give the younger generations tools to care about the environment.

This event is part of Bonjour India, a four-month-long celebration of Indo-French innovation, creativity and partnership.

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