Feminist Poetry Festival

Feminist Poetry Festival

Arts and Theatre

August 4 - 9 | 6PM Onwards

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About the Event

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 
  • Taranjit Kaur
  • Priya Malik
  • Sriti Jha
  • Jasmine Khurana
  • Megha Rao
  • Sushruti Tripathi
  • Sabrina Benaim
  • 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

6:00 pm :: When Landscape Becomes A Woman

Speakers: Arundhathi Subramanium

Moderator: Saumya Kulshreshtha


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 

Moderators - Foram Ashish Shah & Sushruti Tripathi

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