Women Writers Fest Delhi
Women Writers Fest Delhi is all set for 10th March at Institut Cervantes. The day-long festival puts the spotlight on authors, writers, bloggers, and editors, featuring firebrand panelists from across genres. After a tremendous response in various cities last year SheThePeople.TV is bringing the Women Writers Fest to Delhi for its second edition in 2018.
The fest will provide a forum for women writers from varied fields, be it fiction, nonfiction, journalism, blogging and more, to come together and discuss issues that are important to modern women.
In this edition of the SheThePeople Women Writers Fest, Delhi, we have fabulous speakers like Namita Bhandare, Natasha Badhwar, Sunetra Choudhury, Gurmehar Kaur, Jaya Bhattacharji Rose, Devapriya Roy, Arpita Das, and many more discussing a range of diverse topics. From how contemporary romance fiction is redefining itself, to motherhood narratives and parenting, to nonfiction narratives by women about women, to women in publishing, and more, we have a wide cross-section of panel discussions scheduled as well a workshop for aspiring writers
The diverse range of participants on each panel will make for rich discussions on wellness, sexuality, parenting, gender, feminism, and fashion, and is sure to inspire change.
This festival aims to focus the dialogue around women writers who are breaking new ground in content, style, and storytelling. The Women Writers’ Fest is organized by SheThePeople.TV and curated by Founder Shaili Chopra, Ideas Editor Kiran Manral
Join Us On March 10th.
Shuchi Singh Kalra
Dr Shelja Sen
Aditi Mathur Kumar
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Aneela Zeb Babar
She The People
SheThePeople.TV is India’s biggest storytelling platform for women and inspires new dialogue, exchanges leadership ideas, fosters networking and reinforces the ability of women to contribute to growth. Founder Shaili Chopra says, “We need to celebrate writing across genres, way beyond literature. We have women ahead in screenwriting, short stories, business and entrepreneurship, fiction, environment, some fantastic columnists and more. As part our effort to do more with writers across India, this is a first of a kind festival that promises to ignite rising minds”
Partners and Supporters
Instituto Cervantes is the public institution created by Spain in 1991 for the promotion and teaching of the Spanish language and the co-official languages of the country, and for the dissemination of Spanish and Latin American culture. It is present in 87 cities in 44 countries on five continents.
Partners and Supporters
We have been associated to the Wedding cards and accessories industry for the past 50 years, with wide experience and modern techniques we cater to our clients from across the world
Partners and Supporters
Manjul’s English-only imprint, Amaryllis, was founded in 2010, and brings to readers the best in writing from across the globe. Our focus is on fiction and non-fiction, mostly by Indian authors, encouraging emerging voices and nurturing established ones. We bring to our readers books of the highest quality, elegantly designed with exceptional production standards.
Discussion 1: 10.00 am to 10.45 am
The changing face of love: Contemporary romantic fiction
Moderated by Kanchana Banerjee
Adite Banerjee, Shuchi Singh Kalra, Vaishali Mathur, Bhaavna Arora, Kiran Manral
Discussion 2: 11.00 am to 11.45 am
The stories we tell, the stories we hear: Non fiction narratives by women
Moderated by Rituparna Chatterjee
Aneela Zeb Babar, Gurmehar Kaur, Sunetra Choudhary, Kota Neelima, Shaili Chopra
Discussion 3: 11.45 am to 12. 30 pm
Women online: Saying it Loud
Moderated by Kiran Manral
Karnika Kohli, Shaili Chopra, Anja Kovacs
Discussion 4: 12.30 pm to 1.15 pm
The Business of Books: Is there a Gender Gap in publishing?
Moderated by Jaya Bhattacharji Rose
Arpita Das, Aditi Maheshwari Goyal, Shantanu Duttagupta, Rashmi Menon, Aarti David
Workshop on Writing: 1.15 to 2.15
Kiranjeet Chaturvedi Workshop: “Writers in Making”
Discussion 5: 2.30 to 3.15
Topic: Motherhood as the definitive female experience in women’s writing
Moderated by Aekta Kapoor
Natasha Badhwar, Dr Shelja Sen, Nazia Erum, Amee Misra
Discussion 6: 3.30 pm to 4.15 pm
Travel in my veins: Travelogues by women
Moderated by: Swati Rai
Devapriya Roy, Mariellen Ward, Aditi Mathur Kumar, Mridula Dwivedi
Discussion 7: 4.15 pm to 5 pm
Women at Work: Breaking through the Bro-Narratives
Moderated by Shaili Chopra
Sonu Bhasin, Anisha Motwani, Uppma Virdi, Namita Bhandare
Book Launch: 5.15 to 6.15pm
Book launch :Status Single by Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Moderator – Sonal Kalra
Gauri Sawant, Amrita Swaarup, Avani Parekh, Aditee Biswas, Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Anchor for the day: Saumya Kulshreshtha