If free or steal discounted books, meeting like-minded nerds to rant about your current/fav reads and lit games are your thing, then join us this Twice Read readers festival 2019!
A readers carnival with 20+ curated fun experiences across all genres, workshops to tickle the reader within you and honouring the 10+ Mavericks who have taken reading culture forward, let's celebrate the habit of reading and become a better reader!
Speakers line up -
• Anand Neelakantan (Mythology Author) on 'The rise of mythology fiction as a genre'
• Apurupa Vatsalya (Co-Founder - Bibliotherapy) on Restorative Power of Reading
• Geeta Ramanujam (Founder - Kathalaya) on Storytelling for leaders
• Srinivas Vakati (Founder - Expert learners Academy) on How to read effectively
• Panel discussion on 'Connecting the reader within you through book communities' with Anuya and Shain from Books on Toast, Sonya Chaudhury from Juhu Book Club and Devesh Rajadhyax from Book Exchange Club of Mumbai
• Panel discussion on 'Storytelling in the digital era' with Bibhu Datta Rout (co-founder & CEO of StoryMirror) and Devashish Sharma (Country Head at Wattpad)
Workshops line up -
• A-frame that quote by The Tipsy Canvas - learn to paint your favourite quotes in a circular canvas that you can flaunt over your walls- expertise by Sayali Potdar!
• Healing from Heartbreak by Bibliotherapy and The Pao of Love - know how reading and journaling can help you overcome heartbreak in this writing workshop!
• Bookmark making by The creative secret - learn to create beautiful bookmarks through doodling, watercolour painting and using waste materials from your house - Expertise by Bhakti Tekchandani
Curated bookish experiences line up -
• Book exchange - swap your old reads with each other!
• Book donation and sale with Share a book India Association - fulfil their wishlists instead of throwing books to raddi!
• Speed shopping - flat discounts at stalls for 60 minutes - grab as much as you can!
• Book sale by What Are You Reading Today? whose sales will be used to support Cancer treatment!
• The Readers Tribes by Divya Mehta - join 20 random nerds to discuss on 'what book you are reading now!?' - connect with like-minded readers! The team will also be curating lit themed games like hopscotch, ring a bottle and twisters!
• Nerdlit by Katharsis - calling out fandom out there - join us in the debate and quizzes for sci-fi literature and comics genre - win prizes!
• Witches, Wizards and Wands by Katharsis - an exclusive experience based on those whose names cannot be taken :P
• Lessons To Pin - A treat for non-fiction lovers in business genre, join us to re-read summaries and discuss learnings of famous business/biography books and get inspired to hustle more!
• Genres that matter - Join to know the books that Nobel laureates read! A session on books themed around United Nations sustainable development goals by Skyeducation!
• The riddler - Augmented reality-based clues - we have an AR-based quiz for you all - show us how smart you are with this experiential quiz and win prizes!
• Book bingo - get to know fellow readers at the festival!
• How would YOU end Game of Thrones with Half Baked Beans - a fan fiction writing contest for those who think they can write better than HBO writers!
• The relatable reader contest - fuse the memer and reader within you to come up with amazing relatable memes! Tag us and win prizes!
• Curated and awesome stalls on more books, good food and games!
We also have amazing contests, giveaways lined up for you to win amazing prizes - from getting published to winning goodies - we have got it all!
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