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Date & Time

Sunday Sun, 6 Sep 2020

Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Every child is creative, every child has a story (or more!) to tell. But how do they get started? What do they write about? Who are the people in their story?

This workshop will serve as a thought starter to help them ideate and come up with fun stories, cool characters!


Vibha Batra


Vibha Batra is a Chennai based author, graphic novelist, advertising consultant, poet, lyricist, translator, playwright, travel writer and columnist. She has published 16 books including Merry the Elephant’s Rainy Day, Bathinda to Bangkok, The Reluctant Debutante, The Dream Merchants, Keeping it Real, Euro Trip, Ludhiana to London, Glitter and Gloss, The Activist and The Capitalist, Sweet Sixteen (Yeah, Right!), Seventeen and Done (you Done!), Eighteen and Wiser (Not Quite!), Family Crossword, A Twist of Lime, Tongue in Cheek, and Ishaavaasya Upanishad: Knowledge and Action. Her travelogues have appeared in The Hindu, Conde Nast Traveller, Deccan Chronicle, and The Week. Her plays have been staged during the Short and Sweet Theatre Festival South India and her play ‘Cold Feet’ won the Best Script – Week 2 in 2017. She wrote the Hindi lyrics for Thuppaki and has written the anthems for leading corporate houses like Murugappa, Brakes India and Cavin Kare. She has contributed short stories and poems to international anthologies, print magazines and ezines. She conducts creative writing workshops for children and adults at the British Council Chennai. Her Sweet Sixteen trilogy published by Penguin has been optioned for screen.