Authors' Corner - 2014


What is Authors’ Corner?

Authors’ Corners are exclusive spaces designed by the National Book Trust, India (NBT) within the Fair venue to provide a platform to the authors where they can interact with the visitors and their readers, and share with them their experiences, literary journey, talk about their books and much more.


Date and Time

Events in Authors’ Corners will take place throughout the stretch of the Fair (15 to 23 February 2014) from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm for a duration of 60 minutes for each author.



A Selection Committee constituted by the National Book Trust, India will short-list the names received for Authors’ Corner.



The National Book Trust, India does not charge any fee for providing space and time slot in the Authors' Corner. However, NBT will not bear any other cost involving the event. Costs like travel, accommodation, honorarium, refreshment etc. are to be borne by the author/publisher.


Application Process

Publishers / authors may send the complete profile of the author whose program they want NBT to schedule for the Authors’ Corner. Profile of the author should include the following:


  • Name of the author
  • Photograph (for publication in our schedule if program is approved)
  • Biodata / Curriculum Vitae
  • List of books published
  • Preferred date and time when the author would like a slot in the Authors' Corner. (The dates should be between 15 and 23 February 2014, and the timings should be between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm.)

The profiles should be sent by email to  and

The last date of sending the Applications is 15 January 2014.


Note: The Applications would be accepted from only those publishers who have booked a stall/stand with NBT for the New Delhi World Book Fair 2014.



Authors' Corners are mainly for talks by one author or a panel of 3-4 authors. For bigger events like book release functions, an auditorium is available for a nominal fee of Rs.2000 (90 minutes slot). If you would like to book a slot in the auditorium, please contact Dr Baldev Singh, Chief Editor & Joint Director, NBT at: Phone: 011-26707755; E-mail: