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Are you a storyteller? Have you dreamt of being a writer/poet/journalist who can sniff out stories and make them work on paper?

Get Discovered! If you are one of the chosen 600 from the 3500 students of 500 CBSE schools who entered Katha’s Search for Excellence, here’s your chance to come to Delhi’s most awaited writers workshop!

Writers are visionaries! They see the world as only the most creative, innovative people do. Using words to create a world that is still waiting to be discovered!

Come celebrate India’s unique storytelling diversity!

  • Culturelink our amazing ways of thinking and seeing life
  • Learn how to tell a story from your experiences, or places/things you know
  • Become a charismatic storyteller


There is something for everyone! Be a part of the workshops especially for you!

  • Learn how to Create the ultimate story that will stay in the minds of readers
  • Meet Writers, Literary Agents and Publishers
  • Participate in the Fresh Fictions Festival and change the world you live in!


Guest Faculty

Join Geeta Dharmarajan, award winning writer, founder Katha, and Sadhana Parasher, Academic Director, CBSE! Learn how to be a writer/Haiku poet/translator. The best walk away with a coveted Katha Award!

We have lined up some of the most exciting guest faculty for you. Here are some!

Ankit Chadha | A writer-storyteller who brings together performance, literature and history.

Kala Ramesh | World renowned Haiku poet

Srivi Kalyan | Writer, illustrator, storyteller


Katha Regional Writing Workshop October 2013

Click here to find your name in the list of the selected entries!

If you have your name in this list and are a part of the lucky 600, then

Register for the Katha Utsav in December, 2013!

  • Individual registration forms have been sent via email. For those who have not received the mails, register and mail as an attachment to
  • All registration forms to be completed by 16th December, 2013.


Dates & Schedule

1 27th December 3:00pm-6:00pm Registration and Gala Tea
2 28th December 9.00am-3.30pm Writers Workshop for children and adults
3 29th December 9.00am-3.30pm Writers Workshop (for children) |  The National Workshop for teachers and parents
4 30th December 9.00am-3.30pm Fresh fiction festival | Award function


VenueSanskriti School, S Radhakrishna Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi . (View Map)

Contact Details: Enquiries can be emailed to or call on 011–4141-66-25/26 during office hours (9.30am – 5.30pm).

Other information: All students are required to make their own travel and stay arrangements.

National Bal Bhawan can be booked for staying for outstation members.
Kotla Road, New Delhi – 110002
Ph: 011-23232672 | 011-23237856 | 011-23231597
Email : |

Please note – All enquiries need to be routed through the participating school.