Riz Ahmed, Reza Aslan to be part of LLF


LAHORE: The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) is all set to take place on Saturday, February 24 at the Alhamra Arts Center, Mall Road and this year’s featured speakers include Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed, Booker-winner Ben Okri and author Reza Aslan.

Other panelists include journalist and novelist David Ignatius, historian Audrey Truschke, British-Pakistani food writer Sumayya Usmani, Iranian artist and curator Vali Malhouji, Urdu poet and scholar Iftikhar Husain, Somali-British novelist Nadifa Mohamed, short-story writer, critic Aamer Hussein and award-winning Iraqi poet and novelist Sinan Antoon, amongst others.

LLF 2018 offers an exciting schedule of international writers, journalists and authors, six parallel talk sessions and nightly music events. The program this year will also feature a discussion on human rights icon Asma Jahangir as well as a performance to celebrate her life.

The complete schedule and listing are provided below: