Poetry As Storytelling

23rd & 24th January 2021- 3.30 pm-4.30 pm

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you combined poetic elements with the art of storytelling? In this workshop, we will be exploring two unique and lesser-known poetic forms that are great fun to write. In addition, we will be employing a few simple exercises to jump-start your poetic skills and get you writing every time you hit a creative block!

Materials needed:

  • Notebook
  • Pen/pencil
  • Google search engine

Poetry Is Everywhere

30th & 31st January 2021- 3.30 pm- 4.30 pm

We are surrounded by words almost every moment of every day, whether we are conscious of it or not. What if there was a way to look deeper and filter those words into poetic gems? That’s exactly what we’ll be learning and experimenting within this 2-day found and visual poetry workshop!

Materials needed:

  • Newspapers/magazines/old textbooks and books
  • Black marker
  • Paints, colored markers, crayons (optional)
  • Photo editing app of your choice
  • Access to your bookshelf at home

About The Mentor

Shloka Shankar is a poet, editor, publisher, and visual artist from Bangalore, India. She enjoys experimenting with Japanese short-forms and myriad found poetry techniques alike. A Best of the Net nominee and award-winning haiku poet, her poems and artwork have appeared in over 200 online and print venues of repute. She has edited and co-edited five international poetry anthologies since 2016. When she isn’t poring over manuscripts, Shloka dabbles in abstract art and collage. Shloka is the Founding Editor of the literary & arts journal Sonic Boom and its imprint Yavanika Press.

Contact Details:

Website: http://www.shlokashankar.com/

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