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About bangalorewritersworkshop

Bangalore Writers Workshop (BWW) is interested in fostering the creative mind, encouraging a community, and making writers aware of who they are as creators of text. Bangalore Writers Workshop is a unique, effective, and interactive method of bringing a group of writers together and allowing them to study the craft of writing while simultaneously receiving constructive feedback on their own work. BWW uses the workshop method. We run intensive creative writing workshops with small groups in Bangalore. Our groups are fuelled by passion and the creative energy of people with diverse life experiences. Find out more on our website. www.

BWW Star: The Street

He tries, albeit unsuccessfully, to stifle the yawn that seems to rise out of nowhere from inside his body.  His head has been throbbing for the last five minutes, he hasn’t shaved or showered and there is a persistent itch … Continue reading

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Shikha Malaviya on Geography of Tongues

Poet Shikha Malaviya, considers herself a morpher. She was born in the U.K. but grew up in the US and India. Raised in a family where books, good food, music, art and candid conversations always took center stage, it is … Continue reading

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We are looking for an intern!

Bangalore Writers Workshop (BWW), the city’s most thriving writing community and creative writing workshop, is looking to add some more spunk to their tribe. We’re looking for an intern to grow and learn with us. Us would be the creators … Continue reading

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Shom Biswas on Getting Published

To start with, I am in no position to advise you on writing. I am a decent writer, but so are you. But the last month has been glorious in terms of getting published. I have got published or accepted … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Pragmatic

This is my first blog post and I would like to tell you all a story. I am a Border Security Force soldier and I am writing this blog post from one of the most violent places on Earth. I … Continue reading

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Jeet Thayil on Narcopolis and poetry

I met Jeet Thayil on a wonderfully nippy, December evening in Bangalore. I had read Narcopolis a month back and was desperately hoping he would win the Booker because it had been long since a book had thrilled me so … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Budo

The students of the great master Winfang Li came up to him and said, “Master, the villagers feel that Yokomita Kuwahara, who lives in the mountains, is the greatest martial artist alive.” Winfang Li, a seventh generation martial artist, who … Continue reading

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