Monday, April 24, 2017

Non-fiction Writing Workshop

Toto Funds the Arts (TFA), 
LeftWord Books & Mount Carmel College (Autonomous) 
invite you to apply for a non-fiction writing workshop by

Vijay Prashad
(author and journalist)

Venue: Mount Carmel College (Autonomous), 58, Palace Road, Vasanthanagar, Bangalore 560 052
Date: Sunday 28 May 2017
Time:  10 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. 
Fee: NIL. It’s free!
(Coffee/tea will be served, make your own arrangements for lunch)
Does non-fiction writing grab you? Are you concerned about the world around you, and do you want to write about it? Write both faster AND better? Then this is the workshop for you.

Vijay Prashad, internationally renowned author and editor of numerous books, who is also the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books, will lead this intensive and participatory workshop to help you hone your writing skills. Here's an interview with Vijay on writing.

NOTE: The workshop, which is open to those above 18 and will be conducted in English, is NOT a creative writing workshop.

HOW TO APPLY: Write to us at, subject line "Writing workshop", mentioning your age and contact number, and tell us
— Who you are and why you want to do this workshop (max 150 words)
— Why you liked a recent book you read — don't review the book, just tell us why you liked it (max 150 words)


Vijay Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. In 2013-14, he was the Edward Said Chair at the American University of Beirut. His book The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World (2007) was chosen as the Best Nonfiction book by the Asian American Writers' Workshop in 2008 and it won the Muzaffar Ahmed Book Award in 2009. Vijay is also a journalist. He writes regularly for Frontline, The HinduAlternet and BirGun, and is a contributing editor for Himal Southasian. Since 2015, Vijay has been working as Chief Editor of LeftWord Books.

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