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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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This Chennai six-year-old will solve Rubik's cubes blindfolded while reciting Vairamuthu's poetry in Guinness bid

The student is studying first standard at Velammal Vidyalaya and has been practising for this record bid for a few months now and is confident of making it. Will she make it?

Published on 21st November 2019
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Meet Bengaluru girl Ira Kamble who won the Best Film Award at IKFF 2019

Ira Kumble, a class VI student tells us what went in shooting this shot film Tantia Bhil that won her the Best Film Award at the International Kids Film Festival 2019

Published on 16th 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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This Government School headmaster in Telangana is sparking a digital transformation for his kids. This is his story

Currently the headmaster of  Government Primary School in Old Nallagutta, he has spent 23 years in the education field already as headmaster of different government schools 

Published on 13th November 2019
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This Kerala youth group took storytelling from Instagram to Revolutionary levels

The 'Ulsaha Committee' behind the Stories Revolutionary initiative has spread stories all across Kerala

Published on 13th 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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Here's how this Jamia alum is promoting vernacular poetry, storytelling through his platform YourVoice

YourVoice founder Md Khalid Hasan explains to us why they set up such a platform when there are a thousand of YouTube channels of the same genre

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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Meet the @Unkoolie who's getting Kerala used to Busking in the sun

KV Sreeram speaks about bringing the art of busking to Kochi and how it challenges artists in the best of ways

Published on 2nd 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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This 9-year-old Bengaluru girl has published 55 poems and is officially Indian's youngest poet

Manya Harsha from Bengaluru has five world record titles to her name and it all happened in just a year 

Published on 12th October 2019

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