Voices of the New Generation

Delhi Poetry Slam invites you to join our exclusive poetry workshop on December 17th

Join us for an exciting workshop on December 17thproviding an exceptional opportunity for talented poets from around New Delhi.

The 30 chosen poets will spend eight hours with internationally renowned poets and gain unparalleled insight into bringing life into their own poems through a series of workshops, activities and discussions. 

Participants will read out their works on stage, opening new prospects for boosting their confidence and speaking skills. Celebrating their love for poetry with a like-minded and intimate group- this is a perfect occasion to make new friends. We're sure that this workshop at Delhi Poetry Slam would be a rewarding one, which our participants would cherish for a long time.  


Event date: 17th December 2022, 11:00AM - 7.00PM


Venue: The Stainless Gallery, New Friends Colony


Eligibility: Open to all. Age no bar! You don't need to be a certain age to love poetry.


Application: To apply, please fill the form at the bottom of the page. 

Mentors

Nandana Dev Sen


Nandana Dev Sen is an Indian-born American actress, writer and child rights activist. Nandana is the daughter of Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen and Pama Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen. She is known for playing a leading role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’ and Ketan Mehta’s ‘Rang Rasiya’. 

After graduating from Harvard University (where she won the Detur Book Prize as well as the John Harvard Scholarship and Elizabeth Agassiz Prize each year) and studying filmmaking at the USC School of Cinema-Television, Nandana worked as a book editor, a screenwriter, a translator and an advocate for child protection. 

 Tansy Troy

 


Tansy Troy has been making books, telling stories and writing poetry ever since she can remember and believes it is everyone’s birth-right to share their journey through creative expression.  After graduating with a Masters in English Literature from King’s College Cambridge, Tansy’s journey led her to schools, galleries and community theatres across the UK. Tansy teaches Performance Arts at King’s College India, tours participatory performances for young people around India and curates young people’s journal The Apple Press, a sustainably printed magazine of stories, illustrations, photographs, articles, puzzles, cartoons, poetry and projects.  She has published Artists' Books for children and poetry for older readers: most recently the chapbook Song of Roses, printed in 2021 by Bulbul Books.

Vancouver Shullai

Vancouver Shullai is a poet and singer-songwriter based in Shillong, Meghalaya. He is the winner of Wingword Poetry Prize 2017. His debut book ‘How To Love A Broken Man’ is a collection of thoughtful and honest poetry exploring varied shades of life. Shullai currently teaches at St Anthony's College.

How This Workshop Will Benefit You

We work with each individual poet in ascertaining how to turn their passion of poetry into a profession. Over the years, we have helped hundreds of Indian poets become recognized at a global pedestal. It doesn't matter if you're a student or a retired professional, from a big city or a small town, Delhi Poetry Slam guides poets in developing the tools to climb the ladder of literary success. 

Get published in a collective anthology

We'll be publishing a chapbook with poems by all participants who attend the program. The chapbook will be shipped to each poet's residence within two weeks.


Spoken Word Poetry Video Shoot

Participants will have the opportunity to performs their poem in front of camera. 


Perform Your Poetry Live

The workshop culminates in a public poetry reading event during the evening. Each poet will have the chance to perform their original work on stage and invite compliments from an enthusiastic audience. 


Certificate of Merit

Participants will be awarded with certificates of merit to showcase as a future reference. 


Experience world-class learning

Become part of a one-of-a-kind global atmosphere by training with internationally renowned poets. Gain skills that allow you to flourish in a fast changing world. 

    Venue

    The Stainless Gallery is a welcoming space for visual and performing arts programs located in New Friends Colony. With lots of room for independent thinking, writing, interaction and getting to know each other, the poets will have a fun time exploring their artistic potential to the fullest. 

    Workshop Fee

    The course fee to attend is INR 15,000 (inclusive of 18% GST).  This fee can be deposited only after your application has been selected.

    Inclusions: Lunch and refreshments, anthology publication, professional video shoot and handouts. 

    Join the Workshop

     

    Your application will be reviewed within 48 hours. Selected participants will be notified via phone and email.