Upcoming literary events in July


No matter which city you’re in, we’ve got your July weekends covered with these literary events.

Event Name: Broke Bibliophiles – Bombay Chapter
What’s it about?: A meet for book-lovers where you  meet others of your tribe, swap books and discuss prose and poetry alike
Location: Doolally Taproom, Mumbai
Dates: July 22, 2018
Registration: Events High
Tickets: Free

Event Name: Multipolis Mumbai: Women Writers and the City
What’s it about?: This discussion will highlight the plural women’s voices from and on the city.
Location: National Gallery Of Modern Art, Mumbai
Dates: July 26, 2018
Lineup: Panel – Filmmaker and writer Paromita Vohra, feminist blogger and poet Harnidh Kaur Director, Gaia Smart Cities and ex-country head of Harlequin Books, Amrita Chowdhury and food & travel writer and editor, Meher Mirza will be in conversation with author and columnist Shobhaa De.
Registration: Insider
Tickets: Free

Event Name: Qissebaazi- A Multilingual Storytelling Project
What’s it about?: A multilingual platform with multiple performers, it is theatrical in presentation but still, distinctively, storytelling. Each story will be presented in its core language of the text and other a bridge language.
Location: Hive at The Great Eastern Home, Mumbai
Dates: July 28, 2018
Lineup: Not yet announced
Registration: Insider
Tickets: Rs. 299

Event Name: Mehfil #18: An Evening of Verses in Hindustani
What’s it about?: Each poet performs their poetry, shares their experience of writing, shares their inspirations and gets candid
Location: Lahe Lahe, Indiranagar, Near Golden Daffodils, Bengaluru
Dates: July 15, 2018
Registration: Events High
Tickets: Rs. 100

Event Name: Fursat – Decoding Poetry and Philosophy
What’s it about?: The 2-hour session,  will be focussed on understanding the poetry, relish the audio recordings, connect with the emotions associated with them and introduce you to some of the finest works in Ghazals, old and new and eventually fall in love with the mystic world of poets.
Location: Dialogues Cafe Koramangala 41, 100 Feet Rd, Koramangala 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru
Dates: July 8, 2018
Registration: Events High
Tickets: Rs. 220

Event Name: Urdu Readings #4: Tanz-o-Mazah
What’s it about?: This event is divided into four sessions, which will bring brilliant writings, in different forms-  letters, poetry, satire, newspaper columns/articles, and so on.
Location: Studio Tamashaa, Andheri West, Mumbai
Dates: July 8, 2018
Registration: Book My Show
Tickets: Rs. 50

Event Name: I (don’t) have a dark side
What’s it about?: An event with the theme ‘Dark Poetry’ where you unleash the fictionist in you by performing the pieces/stories that are deep, dark and erotic in a dark room.
Location: The School Of Thought, Andheri
Dates: July 7, 2018
Registration: Events High
Tickets: Rs. 225

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Rupal is a 19-year old student of literature, who likes reading, writing and caffeine. She appreciates acoustic singles, hates late replies and will sit with you for hours to wine and whine.

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