Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 3:00pm to Sunday, 14 May 2017 - 6:00pm

About the workshop

The short story is arguably the best place to start teaching and writing creative fiction as it develops all the skills that a writer needs to write any form of fiction. In this workshop, through a series of lectures, discussions and exercises, the basic discipline of writing a short story will be developed, participants will be required to write a short story at the end of it that will then be presented and critiqued in the workshop

Trainer profile

Jahnavi Barua is an award winning author based in Bangalore. Her first book, a collection of short stories, Next Door, was published by Penguin India to wide critical acclaim. Her second, a novel, Rebirth, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and Man Asian Literary prize. Several of her short stories have been anthologised and she is now working on her third book. Jahnavi has spoken on and taught the short story at various literary festivals and workshops.

Date: Thursday 11 May 2017 to Sunday 14 May 2017

Venue: British Council Bengaluru

Age group: 13 to 18 years. 


INR 3500 for members of the library

INR 4000 for non-members of the library

First five registrations get a discount of INR 500. Please note that fee once paid cannot be refunded or transferred. 

For registrations please write to Purnima at or call us at 080-22533005 / 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353. 



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