Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop

The Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop is a two-week, in-residence, creative-writing workshop for experienced fiction writers looking to take their skills to the next level. ................ WHEN: Dec. 05, 2016 -- Dec. 18, 2016 (2 weeks) WHERE: Adishakti Theatre, Puducherry, India 605101 NUMBER OF SEATS: Thirteen. APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2016.…

stories about mothers

In the spirit of celebrating Mother’s day, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India has organized a Contest inviting stories about mothers. The concept of this campaign is to promote the idea of children sharing anecdotes/ stories about their mother who has defied gender stereotypes, raised her voice…

Talk by writer Saaz Aggarwal

A TALK BY SAAZ AGGARWAL Author of Sindh: Stories from a Vanished Homeland Date: Friday 11 March 2016 Time: 6pm onwards Venue: Palais de Mahe, No 4 Rue Bussy, Pondicherry Tea and snacks will be served before the event.

Infinity Papers – new book by Anuradha Majumdar

Anuradha Majumdar's new YA book, Infinity Papers, the second of the Infinity adventures is now in the Auroville Library. A few more copies are in Auroville school libraries. About the book: The discovery of a mysterious crystal rock sets three extraordinary young children Marina, Gautam, and Tenzin on an epic journey…

Writers’ Bloc 4 – residential playwriting workshop

32 playwrights have emerged. 32 exciting new plays created. 3 successful festivals. 100 rocking shows. British Council and Rage once again bring the Royal Court Theatre, London, to town. Presenting Writers' Bloc 4 The only playwriting programme in India with the script at the centre of the theatrical process. Send…

masterclass scriptwriting for films by Anurag Kashyap

News from Adishakti Master Classes: Writers! Here it is! A never before opportunity. A MASTERCLASS ON SCRIPTWRITING FOR FILMS BY ANURAG KASHYAP FROM DESIGN TO PERFORMANCE Whether you are a scriptwriter dreaming of writing that award winning script or someone bristling with ideas but not knowing how to go ahead…