International literary festival next year

Kozhikode: An International Literary Festival on the lines of the famed Jaipur Literature Festival, will be organised during next year here.

The festival, organised by Calicut Writers’ Forum, a District Administrations endeavour to promote literary discussion by bringing together writers under a common umbrella, will be held in May next year, Kozhikode District Collector, K V Mohan Kumar, said.

Writers from across the country and also from abroad were expected to participate in the five-day meet, he said.