Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 3:00pm to Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 6:00pm

British Council, Bengaluru invites young learners for a Creative Writing Workshop on Beginning to write: how to write a short story by Jahnavi Barua.

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 write a short story at the end of it that will then be presented and critiqued by their peers in this workshop.

When: Nov 4, 5 and 12, 2017……….. 3 pm – 6 pm each day

Age Group: 13 - 18 years 

Fee: Rs. 2000 per person (for library members) Rs. 2500 per person (for others)

To register: You can now register online for events and workshops. Please see below the links:

For Members, click here.

For Non-members, click here.

or you can also write to or meet us at the Library Front Desk. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

You can call us on 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353 for more information.

About Jahnavi Barua

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 anthologized and she is now working on her third book. Jahnavi has spoken on and taught the short story at various literary festivals and workshops. 

The British Council believe that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989.


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