The Mysore Literary Association was formally inaugurated by Sahitya Academy Awardee Dr. G.N. Devy and Mr. Jayanth Kaikini the well known Kannada poet in 2016. It was officially registered on 05-03-2016. The Mysore Literary Association has now on its roll 210 members, patron members numbering 15, life members numbering 55 and regular members numbering 140.
The Mysore Literary Fest-2017 held on 18-06-2017 was a spectacular success and received very good press coverage. Distinguished personalities such as Dr. S. L. Byrappa, Dr. Ramachandra Guha, Smt. Shashi Deshpande, Professor Harish Trivedi, Smt. Kavery Nambisan, Sriyuths K.B. Ganapathy, C.P. Belliappa and R.V. Rajan participated in the Fest. The Fest concluded with a musical programme by violinists, Dr. Mysore Manjunath, Mysore Nagaraj and party. The success of the fest was the result of team work and support of large number of literary enthusiasts who contributed generously.