THE MENTOR

Jamaal Jackson Rogers is an internationally renowned spoken word poet and hip hop artist. With years of experience in guiding youth to build their confidence and find their voice, Jamaal Rogers will be the mentor at International Slam Poetry Retreat 2016. 

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SELECTED PARTICIPANTS

The selected participants of Slam India Retreat 2016 include aspiring young poets and artists from around the country. Have a look at some of them whom you will meet in Jaipur! 

Applications are open. Only 10 slots left. To participate in the retreat, send us your application now.

Anushka Bidani New Delhi Anushka is a 15 year old girl, with an insatiable curiosity and a perspective on the world. Writing is her passion.

Anushka Bidani

New Delhi

Anushka is a 15 year old girl, with an insatiable curiosity and a perspective on the world. Writing is her passion.

Kunj Chawla New Delhi Kunj is a an aspiring musician and spoken word poet. He is a 17 year old who first got started with slam poetry after watching Phil Kaye & Dylan Garity. 

Kunj Chawla

New Delhi

Kunj is a an aspiring musician and spoken word poet. He is a 17 year old who first got started with slam poetry after watching Phil Kaye & Dylan Garity. 

Nandini Srivastav New Delhi Nandini is a 16 year old passionate about languages. She is also a trained Kathak dancer and singer.

Nandini Srivastav

New Delhi

Nandini is a 16 year old passionate about languages. She is also a trained Kathak dancer and singer.

Lisa Mandal Bangalore Lisa Mandal is a 16 year old who believes she can use Slam Poetry to express her inner hidden feelings and talk about many different social issues that surround her everyday. 

Lisa Mandal

Bangalore

Lisa Mandal is a 16 year old who believes she can use Slam Poetry to express her inner hidden feelings and talk about many different social issues that surround her everyday. 

Sidika Sehgal New Delhi Sidika is a literature student, also very very passionate about food. She wants to be a pastry chef. She writes to express herself.

Sidika Sehgal

New Delhi

Sidika is a literature student, also very very passionate about food. She wants to be a pastry chef. She writes to express herself.

Sasha Ranganath Bangalore Sasha is a 16 year old who started writing poetry two years ago and it has made her discover a whole plethora of things about herself.

Sasha Ranganath

Bangalore

Sasha is a 16 year old who started writing poetry two years ago and it has made her discover a whole plethora of things about herself.

Rushali Rohira New Delhi Rushali is a 17 year old from New Delhi who writes about everyday things we tend to ignore. Her favorite poet is Sarah Kay.

Rushali Rohira

New Delhi

Rushali is a 17 year old from New Delhi who writes about everyday things we tend to ignore. Her favorite poet is Sarah Kay.

Eesha Roy Pune Eesha loves to read and write, majorly about human emotions and world issues. She wants to use language, words, and emotions to reach out to people.  

Eesha Roy

Pune

Eesha loves to read and write, majorly about human emotions and world issues. She wants to use language, words, and emotions to reach out to people.  

Suveni Madan New Delhi Suveni Madan is a 16 year old who is interested in language, philosophy, semantics, evolutionary psychology, and anthropology. 

Suveni Madan

New Delhi

Suveni Madan is a 16 year old who is interested in language, philosophy, semantics, evolutionary psychology, and anthropology. 

Shahzad Khan Jaipur Shahzad has been born and brought up in Jaipur. He has done his Graduation from St. Xavier's College, Jaipur (2014 batch). 

Shahzad Khan

Jaipur

Shahzad has been born and brought up in Jaipur. He has done his Graduation from St. Xavier's College, Jaipur (2014 batch). 

Devanarayanan Calicut Devanarayanan is a post-grad student. Poets like Phil Kay, Andrea Gibbson, Stayceann Chin, Sarah Kay and Shaun D'Souza inspire him to be a poet.

Devanarayanan

Calicut

Devanarayanan is a post-grad student. Poets like Phil Kay, Andrea Gibbson, Stayceann Chin, Sarah Kay and Shaun D'Souza inspire him to be a poet.

Rahul Mishra Orissa Rahul likes to call himself a wanderer, in search of new stories and adventures. He believes in the ideals of love, unity and peace.

Rahul Mishra

Orissa

Rahul likes to call himself a wanderer, in search of new stories and adventures. He believes in the ideals of love, unity and peace.

Vineet Agarwal Mumbai Vineet writes about social issues and wants to address taboos in society such as mental health. He loves psychology and linguistics. 

Vineet Agarwal

Mumbai

Vineet writes about social issues and wants to address taboos in society such as mental health. He loves psychology and linguistics. 

Kavya Chandra Jaipur Kavya is a 17 year old who considers herself a budding poet who loves personalities. Her name translates to a "collection of poems". She enjoys the poetry of Edgar Allen Poe.

Kavya Chandra

Jaipur

Kavya is a 17 year old who considers herself a budding poet who loves personalities. Her name translates to a "collection of poems". She enjoys the poetry of Edgar Allen Poe.

Garvita Batra New Delhi Garvita is a 15 year old aspiring poet who wants to develop her skills. She writes from love to feminism, from Irom Sharmila to isolation.

Garvita Batra

New Delhi

Garvita is a 15 year old aspiring poet who wants to develop her skills. She writes from love to feminism, from Irom Sharmila to isolation.

Rtunjya Gujral New Delhi I'm a musician training to be an audio engineer. I play instruments and produce music. I write poetry to give a positive outlet to my emotions.

Rtunjya Gujral

New Delhi

I'm a musician training to be an audio engineer. I play instruments and produce music. I write poetry to give a positive outlet to my emotions.

Nishtha Khunteta Jaipur Nishtha is a 16 year old from Jaipur, as wild as my curls, and pretty open to new things. Her favorite poets are Rupi Kaur and Nikita Gill.

Nishtha Khunteta

Jaipur

Nishtha is a 16 year old from Jaipur, as wild as my curls, and pretty open to new things. Her favorite poets are Rupi Kaur and Nikita Gill.

Rakshika Kaur Udaipur Usually a very nervous person and an introvert. Rakshika loves reading, writing, photography and animals. She is really into music as well. She is a self-proclaimed 'musicaholic'.

Rakshika Kaur

Udaipur

Usually a very nervous person and an introvert. Rakshika loves reading, writing, photography and animals. She is really into music as well. She is a self-proclaimed 'musicaholic'.