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Soul As A Race

This Kochi group conducts events for people can speak up about mental health without being judged  

Soul As A Race, founded by busking poet Lady Lazarus conducts specially curated events, creating safe spaces for people to talk about mental health

Published on 18th December 2019
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Attention poets! Enter this national-level poetry competition to win cash prizes

Ballad, elegy or haiku — whatever your poetry style, the Wingword Poetry Prize is a really great opportunity for you to flaunt your cool couplets and snazzy stanzas on a national platform

Published on 5th December 2019
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Poems on how to write poems: Why you should read this award-winning poet's latest book

His recent collection, Making a Poem, has been hailed by critics as intuitive, thoughtful and creative pieces that work together as a cohesive collection. Read more to understand his creative process

Published on 3rd December 2019
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What Delhi Police told JNU's blind poet-student during assault: Andha hai toh protest mein kyun aaya?

Shashi Bhushan Pandey is no stranger to lathicharges. He has been protesting for students' rights and rights for the specially-abled right from school. He had gone viral for his singing and poetry

Published on 19th November 2019
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How 27-year-old artist and teacher Prashant Parvataneni won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Artist Prashant Parvataneni talks about using the beauty of poetry to understand identity — and how his work isn't meant to be apolitical. He also takes us through his journey 

Published on 13th November 2019
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This Hyderabad student is juggling 70 writers for an anthology via Instagram!

The youngster writes about nature, solitude, love and other topics as well. She has contributed to many anthologies and now, will finally helm an anthology 

Published on 15th November 2019
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Why student-poet Namitha Aby John's poems about depression make sense

Growing up, Namitha Aby John wants to teach English Literature, a subject that she loves. She shifted to Hyderabad in the year 2010 and has been peddling her  poetry trade ever since!

Published on 4th November 2019
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Crowning Glory: How this Mysuru salon has kept Kannada's literary tradition alive for 25 years

The salon has a collection of works by Kannada poets and writers on display for the customers to read while they get their haircut done

Published on 1st November 2019
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My poems are arsonists: How Terribly Tiny Tales' Megha Rao is fighting trauma with poetry

Megha Rao speaks about finding her words through pain and using it to speak for people like her

Published on 31st October 2019
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In Yogi's UP, Government School HM suspended after kids sing Muslim poet's song during assembly

The Muslim poet in question is Allama Iqbal, who famously wrote the lines Sare jahan se achcha in the year 1902. The VHP and the Bajrang Dal placed complaints to the government after this happened

Published on 16th October 2019
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How hotel management student Sudharma Dwadasi is taking Delhi's poetry scene by storm

"Poetry is not something I would like to do for money, it is something I am passionate about," says Sudharma Dwadasi who likes to write poetry in solitude 

Published on 15th October 2019
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No takers for Gandhian Thought at Bihar's Bhagalpur university as the department struggles for existence

The department was Hindi poet and University chancellor Ramdhari Singh Dinkar's idea and was realised by renowned Gandhian Professor Ram Singh on October 2, 1980

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Why 18-year-old Hyderabad girl Maryam Fathima's poetry will stir your very soul

The Last Lecture, Life Is What You Make It, The Alchemist, Tuesdays With Morrie and of course, the Harry Potter series are among Maryam's favourite books

Published on 23rd September 2019
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As Lata Mangeshkar turns 90, NaMo to give her 'Daughter of the Nation' title

Poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi has written a special song for the occasion of Lata Mangeshkar's 90th birthday

Published on 6th September 2019
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This literary club in Bengaluru is working to introduce old and new poets in Hindi and Urdu literature

Anjuman Literary Club is famous in Bengaluru and many new poets join the sessions to recite their poems

Published on 12th August 2019

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