Thursday, March 10, 2011

Workshop at IICP

There is a unique opportunity going for 15 people to join a five day creative writing workshop with the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP) to be held from 21 March to 25 March. Trainers include myself, Aveek Sen of the Telegraph, Sarmishta Das, and Swati Ganguly of Viswa Bharati. The 15 participants will do the workshop alongside members of IICP who have physical disabilities. IICP believes in inclusion and in building bridges. It's hoped that this will foster creativity and communication between the differently abled. And let me warn you, these guys are smokin'.

If you want to be part of this, send a mail to You will reach Jeeja Ghosh, who is the Head of Advocacy and Disability Studies. You could also call her on 9433045340, or call Ms Sonali Nandi on 9831057152. Email is preferred. If you call, listen patiently as Jeeja speaks slowly but with great deliberation. Alternatively, you can mail or call me. Places are filling up fast so hurry: I need the names by Monday.

The venue will be the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, P35/1 Taratolla Road, Kolkata 700088. Each day will begin at 11 and end at 4.