Tata STEEL JUNIOR KOLKATA LITERARY MEET 2019
AUTHOR SESSIONS | WORKSHOPS | STORYTELLING | PERFORMANCES | FOR OUR YOUNGEST READERS
AUTHOR SESSIONS AT SON-ET-LUMIERE
10:15 am to 11 am– Inaugural session of Tata Steel JKLM 2019 ‘Here is a small fact’ with Markus Zusak
11 am to 11:45 am– ‘Out of Syllabus’ - On history’s heroines and heroes with Aparna Jain & Archana Garodia
11:45 am to 12:30 pm– ‘Bonding with Nature – How important is nature even in cities’ with Ruskin Bond
11 am to 11:45 am– ‘Monsterlicious Mazaa with Bookasura’ with Arundhati Venkatesh. For ages 6+
11:45 am to 12:30 pm– Presentation by participants of workshop led by Catherine Dyson from Wales. For ages 16+
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm –‘The boy, a boat and a tiger...’ with Yann Martel. For ages 13+
10: 15 am to 11 am– ‘In My Heart’ with Nandana Sen. For ages 6+
11 am to 11:45 am– ‘Moongphali’ with Neha Singh. For ages 9+
11:45 am to 12:30 pm– ‘Growing up in Pandupur’ with Chatura Rao. For ages 13+
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm– ‘Democracy and You’ with Siddharth Sarma. For ages 13+
AUTHOR SESSION AT WESTERN QUADRANGLE
25th January, 6 pm to 7 pm - ‘Watch out for man – Tips to a tiger’ with Bittu Sahgal. For ages 13+
WORKSHOPS AT NEW BUILDING, VMH - Between 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Create Compelling Characters with Arundhati Venkatesh - With the creator of Bookasura & Petu Pumpkin. Pick funny names, wacky looks & more! Learn how to mine your own life to write funny fiction. For ages 8+
Mobile Mini Zine Library with Mara Zust & Himanshu S where children think, draw, write & create small books. For ages 10+
How You Look From Up Close with Chatura Rao - A workshop for young writers that helps them take an honest look at their own stories. The author gets them to connect to a space removed from their experience and still write a sensitive, intimate piece in first person narrative from this alien point-of-view. For ages 13+
Workshops are for limited participants and need prior registration. To register, please fill this form.
STORYTELLING & PERFORMANCE
23rd January 6 pm to 7 pm at Western Quadrangle - Transporter - solo performance in English by Catherine Dyson, Theatre Iolo, Wales. For ages 16+
24th January 10:15 am to 11 am at Son-et-lumiere - ‘Paye pori baghmama’ - A collation of tiger stories in Bengali by Upendrakishore Roychowdhury with Priyanka Chatterjee. For ages 6+
24th January 6 pm to 7 pm at New Building, VMH - 'Sunn Kahani' storytelling in Hindi by Kavita Gupta. For ages 10+
FOR OUR YOUNGEST READERS (AGES 6+)
BOOK LAUNCHES & INTERACTIVE SESSIONS
Between 5:30 pm & 6:30 pm at New Building, Victoria Memorial Hall
23rd January Petu Pumpkin Cheater Peter - Book launch by author, Arundhati Venkatesh. Six thousand words of non-stop excitement.
24th January I Need to Pee - Book launch and interaction with author Neha Singh exchanging real life stories & more.
25th January Music for Joshua - Have you ever wanted something so badly that you followed it around? If you have, then you will surely get how 8-year-old Joshua feels! Listen to his enchanting story and tell its author, Chatura Rao, your own. Don't forget to bring along a memory or a favourite song to sing!