Workshops - 4th August

11:00 – 12:00

The Art Of Losing Is Not Hard To Master: Delicate Balances in a Short Poem

Description of workshop: A quick deconstruction of poems chosen from the non-western world to help explore the importance of place in contemporary writing. Enter into an inter-textual dialogue with fellow poets from different linguistic streams to investigate deeper into the art, artifice and ethics of bearing witness to other’s perspective in poetry.

Language: Bilingual Hindi-English
Ticket Price: Rs.500
Facilitator: Anamika
Ticketing Link:

12:30 – 1:30

Images and Cuts - A Workshop On Haiku

Learn the art of building concrete images free of judgment or analysis, juxtaposing them through cuts. Convey emotions using objective images. Explore works of the four great masters of Japanese Haiku - Basho, Issa, Buson, and Shiki; apply their craft in Modern English and Hindi verses.

Language - (Bilingual) English and Hindi
Duration: 60 mins
Ticket Price: Rs.500
Facilitator: Sourav Roy
Ticketing Link:

2:30 – 4:00

Image, Sound, Surprise

Successful poems often result when poets hammer together ordinary and unexpected things. In this workshop we'll look at some of the many ways poems make our brains go 'pop'. Participants will be given the opportunity to read, discuss and write interesting poems that do surprising things.

Language: English
Duration: 90 mins
Ticket Price: Rs.500
Facilitator: Michael Creighton
Ticketing Link: