Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 4:00pm to Sunday, 16 October 2016 - 6:00pm

Beginning to write: how to write a short story by Jahnavi Barua

British Council invites young learners for a Creative Writing 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.

Age Group: 13 - 18 years 

Fee: Rs. 3500 per person (for library members) / Rs. 4000 per person (for others)

First 5 registrations will receive an early bird discount of Rs. 500. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

How to register: Please write to Ms. Purnima Krishna at or call us at 080-22533005 / 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353

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.



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