Monday, September 24, 2012

POSTPONED: Reading Randhir Khare and Deepika Arwind

Toto Funds the Arts
in association with The British Council Library
is pleased to invite you to a reading-cum-launch of
Randhir Khare’s latest novel Walking through Fire
and Athena Kashyap’s first volume of poetry Crossing Black Waters
In conversation with them will be poet-actor-journalist
Deepika Arwind
Date and Time: This event has been postponed. Will be rescheduled soon.
Venue: The British Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross, Bangalore
Randhir Khare is an award-winning writer, artist and teacher who has published more than twenty volumes of poetry, fiction, translations and non-fiction. He has travelled widely, reading and presenting his work, nationally and internationally. His writing has inspired a number of multi-media programmes presented by French and German cultural centres in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi, has been used by the Ishara Puppet Theatre for State/ National and International Puppet Theatre Festivals and by A.R. Rahman who set his poems to music. He lives in Pune and is the Director of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, the Rewachand Bhojwani Foundation and Kahani India. He is the Executive Editor of The Heritage India Magazine and the Founder-Director of The Living Heritage Movement. For more info on Randhir see
Athena Kashyap is a young poet currently based in Bangalore. Crossing Black Waters is her first published volume of poetry that was released in the US and India earlier this year. Her poetry has been published in various journals and anthologies in the US and the UK. You can read more about her work at

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