Friday, November 16, 2012

Reading of Fiction & Poetry: November 23, 2012

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

The writers will be in conversation with each other and the audience

Date and Time:   6.30 pm, Friday, 23 November 2012
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 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 information 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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