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2012 PRINT COVERAGE

November 2012
  • The KLF, the Children's Literature Festival and Ameena Saiyid in Le Monde Diplomatique
  • The KLF, the Children's Literature Festival and Ameena Saiyid in The National (UAE)

October 2012

9 September 2012

May 2012
  • "Literary fests new tool of public diplomacy in South Asia" IBN Live

April 2012
  • The KLF and  Ameena Saiyid mentioned in an article on the importance of book clubs by Sahar Aman in the Herald

6 March 2012
  • Ameena Saiyid nominated for the Ladiesfund "Woman of the Year" award for "spearheading the groundbreaking" Karachi Literature Festival. News covered in The News Lark, The Finance, Daily Times and elsewhere.
  • Ameena Saiyid interviewed in Emel magazine 
  • "For the love of books: Founder of the Karachi Literature Festival, Ameena Saiyid, talks about publishing" to the Herald

4 March 2012

26 February 2012

24 February 2012

23 February 2012

22 February 2012

19 February 2012

18 February 2012
  • A review of Vikram Seth's talk at the Oxford University Press head office. "Seth said that his economics background did help him in his literary career  that his writings are not just confined to love, poetry, and music but also pertain to land reforms poverty, ideology, and social distortions in a cruelly unequal World." Anil Datta in The News
  • Review by Umair Javed published in India's Daily Business Standard 

17 February 2012
  • "KLF is turning into a major marker of Pakistan's vibrant resistance to forces that want to limit freedom and tailor our plural expression." A Grand Show by Raza Rumi in The Friday Times
  • "[I]t welcomes everyone and does not earn an elitist tag," Highs and lows by Shoaib Taimur in The Friday Times
  • "I can safely say that Satire/Comedy with Ali Aftab Saeed of the Beygairat Brigade, responsible for the phenomenally popular satirical song Aalu Anday, and stand-up comic Saad Haroon was the liveliest and wittiest discussion I’ve heard this year." Faiza S. Khan, Live Mint
  • Business Recorder
  • Faisal Kapadia in The Friday Times

15 February 2012
  • "There were lines of school children. Elderly couples with flasks of chai. Yes, it was a good thing to see the young and old alike partaking in the delights of literary life in vibrant Karachi." Salman Haqqi in  Dawn

16 February 2012

14 February 2012
  • "Literary Soup for the Intellectual Soul," Ali Aftab Saeed (Beygairat Brigade) in Pakistan Today

13 February 2013

12 February 2013
  • "Karachi Literature Festival wows book lovers", Peerzada Salman in Dawn
  • Rabia Ali in The Express Tribune: "Karachi Literature Festival: A feast for the culture-starved"
  • Zehra Abid on Ayesha Jalal's talk on Manto at the KLF, in The Express Tribune

11 February 2012

6 February 2012

3 February 2012

2 February 2012
  • Amna R. Ali interviews KLF Director and Co-Founder, Ameena Saiyid regarding the 2012 Festival for Newsline Magazine
  • Play TV blog

25 January 2012
  • Launch of Hamida Khuhro's "A Children's History of Sindh" covered in the Daily Times. Speakers at the event included KLF participants, Hamida Khuhro, Fehmida Riaz, Zara Mumtaz and Ameena Saiyid. The book was published by OUP and there was a session devoted to this book at the 4th KLF.



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