Learn the art of writing Haiku by building poetic images and juxtaposing them. During the workshop, participants will learn how to convey emotions using objectivity, and explore works of Haiku giants like Basho, Issa, Buson, and Shiki. The workshop is designed to benefit anyone who is interested in learning and improving their craft of writing poetry.
Language - (Bilingual) English and Hindi Workshop Fee - Rs 500. Age: 16 and above
About the facilitator:
Sourav Roy: Sourav is a journalist, poet, and translator. He is the founding editor of Bengaluru Review magazine and has conducted creative writing workshops for both children and adults in schools, colleges, and independent venues. He is a visiting faculty at Azim Premji University and NIFT Bengaluru, where he teaches poetry and creative writing. He is also a core member of 'Anjuman', a literary club that promotes Hindi-Urdu literature in Bengaluru. His published books include Yayavar (Collection of poems), Karnakavita (Editor: Anthology of Hindi-Urdu poetry from Bengaluru), Teen Natak: Abhishek Majumdar (Editor), Soho Mein Marx (Translator: Three Plays by Howard Zinn), and Os Ki Prithvi (Translation of Japanese Haiku).