The Kathmandu Literary Jatra is a three-day literature festival taking place from September 16 to 18, 2011. The festival's objective is to provide a platform for literature from Nepal to engage with its international counterpart. The festival seeks to take Nepali literature on to the global stage.
The Literary Jatra will be held at different venues within the Patan Durbar Square complex. The festival is the first of its kind in Nepal. It will host 30 national and 10 international writers and poets. They will take part in readings, workshops and hold thematic discussions on various topics pertaining to Nepal and South Asia in both a socio-political and literary context.