Feminist Poetry Festival

06.00 PM - 10.00 PM

Online event

With Tickets Rs 149

2020-08-04 18:00:00 2020-08-09 22:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Feminist Poetry Festival

The Feminist Poetry Festival is a celebration and showcase of the work of feminist poets. We are building a community of feminist writers, artists and leaders, united in their goal to end gender inequality through the power of storytelling and poetry. Expect an amazing line up of speakers like Sriti Jha, Helly Shah, Priya Malik, RJ Sayema, Foram Shah, Kenashree, Arundhati Subramanium, Saumya Kulshreshtha, Vinatoli Yeptho, Jasmine Khurana, Sushruti Tripathi and so many more.

 

Poetry Festival Time Lines:

 

4th August to 9th August from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

Daily 4 Hrs of the festival will include One on One Sessions, Issue Based Panels, Spoken Panels, How to Panels & More.

 

Highlights of the Festival this Year

 

  • Top Poets on How To Make A Start In Poetry
  • Open Mic Sessions
  • Poetry on Body, Sexuality and Love
  • Verse from Intersectional India
  • Feminist Poetry Readings
  • Discussions on Self Love, Mental Health
  • Learn How To Monetise Your Work

 

Speakers / Performers

 

  • Rochelle Potkar
  • Sonal Sharma
  • Arundhati Subramanium
  • Ameeta Parsuram
  • Sabika Naqvi
  • Manmeet Narang
  • Priya Malik
  • Sriti Jha
  • Jasmine Khurana
  • Megha Rao
  • Sushruti Tripathi
  • Kenashree
  • Foram Shah
  • Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

Detailed Schedule:

 

4th August

 

6:00pm :: Hum Gunehgar Auratein

Speaker: RJ Sayema

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

7:00 pm :: Period.

Speakers : Dr. Tripti Sharan, Bella Cox & Sonal Sharma

Moderator: Sushruti

 

8:00 pm :: How To Write Poetry?

Speaker: Rochelle Potkar

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

9:00 pm :: Performance Poetry = Open Mic

 

5th August

 

6:45 pm :: Shayara Ya Kavyitri – Swapn, Saazish aur Manch

Speakers: Ameeta Parsuram & Anamika

Moderator: Aditi Maheshwari

 

7:30 pm :: Me, My poems, My personal protests

Speakers Sumana Roy & Taranjit Kaur

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

8:15 pm :: The Poetic Spectrum 

Speakers: Aditi Angiras, Swastika Jajoo & Uppa

Moderator: Foram Ashish Shah

 

9:00 pm :: Vital Voices In Verse

Speakers: Jecinta Kerketta, Nirmala Putul & Aruna Gogalamanda

Moderator – Kena Shree

 

6th August 

 

6:00 pm :: Intersectional India In Verse

Speakers: Sekulu Nyekha, Maya Sriram & Kasturika Mishra

Moderator: Baisali Chatterjee Dutt

 

6:45 pm :: Poems of Amrita Pritam

Speaker: Manmeet Narang

Moderator: Aditi Maheshwari

 

7:30 pm :: Celebrating The Body

Speakers: Rochelle Potkar , Aparna Upadhyay Sanyal & Sainee Raj

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

8:15 pm :: Ask Sriti Anything

Speakers: Sriti Jha

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

9:00 pm :: Performance by Ananyaa Gaur

 

7th August

 

6:00 pm :: How To Make It As a Poet

Speakers : Foram Ashsih Shah & Aditi Maheshwari

 

6:45 pm :: After 5 PM Poets

Speakers: Dr. Smriti Warrier, Chitra Desai & Kena Shree

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

7:30 pm :: Changing The Poetry Scene in India 

Speakers :Chhaya Dabas (Baatein), Foram Shah (Spill Poetry), Jigyasa Labroo (Slam Out Loud) & Nandini Varma (Airplane Poetry Movement)

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

8:15 pm :: Confessional Poetry: Break The Frame 

Speaker: Megha Rao

Moderator: Foram Ashish Shah

 

9:00 pm :: Feminist Poetry Readings

Performers:

-Kena Shree

-Foram Ashish Shah

-Saumya Kulshreshtha

-Sushruti Tripathi

 

8th August

 

6:00 pm :: Global Feminist Voices

Speakers : Bryony Littlefair, Shruti Chauhan, Giddy Perez & Sabrina Benaim

Moderator: Sushruti Tripathi

 

7:00 pm :: Unapologetic

Speakers: Helly Shah, Taranjeet Kaur, Jasmine Khurana & Pallavi Mahajan

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

8:00 pm :: Hum Dekhenge

Speakers: Nighat Sahiba, Sabika Naqvi & Rasika Agashe

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

9th August 

 

6:00 pm :: Being Priya Malik

Speaker: Priya Malik

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

7:00 pm :: Jurrat-e-Izhaar

Speakers: Nusrat Mehndi & Ambreen Haseeb

Moderator: Aisha Ayub

 

8:00 pm :: Beyond The Obvious

Speakers: Diksha Bijlani, Charmaine Pollard & Sabrina Benaim

Moderator: Sushruti Tripathi

 

9:00 pm :: Open MIC New Talent 

Moderatorators – Foram Ashish Shah & Sushruti Tripathi

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The Feminist Poetry Festival is a celebration and showcase of the work of feminist poets. We are building a community of feminist writers, artists and leaders, united in their goal to end gender inequality through the power of storytelling and poetry. Expect an amazing line up of speakers like Sriti Jha, Helly Shah, Priya Malik, RJ Sayema, Foram Shah, Kenashree, Arundhati Subramanium, Saumya Kulshreshtha, Vinatoli Yeptho, Jasmine Khurana, Sushruti Tripathi and so many more.

 

Poetry Festival Time Lines:

 

4th August to 9th August from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

Daily 4 Hrs of the festival will include One on One Sessions, Issue Based Panels, Spoken Panels, How to Panels & More.

 

Highlights of the Festival this Year

 

  • Top Poets on How To Make A Start In Poetry
  • Open Mic Sessions
  • Poetry on Body, Sexuality and Love
  • Verse from Intersectional India
  • Feminist Poetry Readings
  • Discussions on Self Love, Mental Health
  • Learn How To Monetise Your Work

 

Speakers / Performers

 

  • Rochelle Potkar
  • Sonal Sharma
  • Arundhati Subramanium
  • Ameeta Parsuram
  • Sabika Naqvi
  • Manmeet Narang
  • Priya Malik
  • Sriti Jha
  • Jasmine Khurana
  • Megha Rao
  • Sushruti Tripathi
  • Kenashree
  • Foram Shah
  • Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

Detailed Schedule:

 

4th August

 

6:00pm :: Hum Gunehgar Auratein

Speaker: RJ Sayema

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

7:00 pm :: Period.

Speakers : Dr. Tripti Sharan, Bella Cox & Sonal Sharma

Moderator: Sushruti

 

8:00 pm :: How To Write Poetry?

Speaker: Rochelle Potkar

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

9:00 pm :: Performance Poetry = Open Mic

 

5th August

 

6:45 pm :: Shayara Ya Kavyitri – Swapn, Saazish aur Manch

Speakers: Ameeta Parsuram & Anamika

Moderator: Aditi Maheshwari

 

7:30 pm :: Me, My poems, My personal protests

Speakers Sumana Roy & Taranjit Kaur

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

8:15 pm :: The Poetic Spectrum 

Speakers: Aditi Angiras, Swastika Jajoo & Uppa

Moderator: Foram Ashish Shah

 

9:00 pm :: Vital Voices In Verse

Speakers: Jecinta Kerketta, Nirmala Putul & Aruna Gogalamanda

Moderator – Kena Shree

 

6th August 

 

6:00 pm :: Intersectional India In Verse

Speakers: Sekulu Nyekha, Maya Sriram & Kasturika Mishra

Moderator: Baisali Chatterjee Dutt

 

6:45 pm :: Poems of Amrita Pritam

Speaker: Manmeet Narang

Moderator: Aditi Maheshwari

 

7:30 pm :: Celebrating The Body

Speakers: Rochelle Potkar , Aparna Upadhyay Sanyal & Sainee Raj

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

8:15 pm :: Ask Sriti Anything

Speakers: Sriti Jha

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha

 

9:00 pm :: Performance by Ananyaa Gaur

 

7th August

 

6:00 pm :: How To Make It As a Poet

Speakers : Foram Ashsih Shah & Aditi Maheshwari

 

6:45 pm :: After 5 PM Poets

Speakers: Dr. Smriti Warrier, Chitra Desai & Kena Shree

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

7:30 pm :: Changing The Poetry Scene in India 

Speakers :Chhaya Dabas (Baatein), Foram Shah (Spill Poetry), Jigyasa Labroo (Slam Out Loud) & Nandini Varma (Airplane Poetry Movement)

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

8:15 pm :: Confessional Poetry: Break The Frame 

Speaker: Megha Rao

Moderator: Foram Ashish Shah

 

9:00 pm :: Feminist Poetry Readings

Performers:

-Kena Shree

-Foram Ashish Shah

-Saumya Kulshreshtha

-Sushruti Tripathi

 

8th August

 

6:00 pm :: Global Feminist Voices

Speakers : Bryony Littlefair, Shruti Chauhan, Giddy Perez & Sabrina Benaim

Moderator: Sushruti Tripathi

 

7:00 pm :: Unapologetic

Speakers: Helly Shah, Taranjeet Kaur, Jasmine Khurana & Pallavi Mahajan

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

8:00 pm :: Hum Dekhenge

Speakers: Nighat Sahiba, Sabika Naqvi & Rasika Agashe

Moderator: Shaili Chopra

 

9th August 

 

6:00 pm :: Being Priya Malik

Speaker: Priya Malik

Moderator: Kena Shree

 

7:00 pm :: Jurrat-e-Izhaar

Speakers: Nusrat Mehndi & Ambreen Haseeb

Moderator: Aisha Ayub

 

8:00 pm :: Beyond The Obvious

Speakers: Diksha Bijlani, Charmaine Pollard & Sabrina Benaim

Moderator: Sushruti Tripathi

 

9:00 pm :: Open MIC New Talent 

Moderatorators – Foram Ashish Shah & Sushruti Tripathi




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