The first-of-its-kind Readers' and Writers'
Club in Kolkata was recently launched by writer Nabaneeta Deb Sen at Creative Studio,
Ballygunge along with a bevy of distinguished city-based writers, artists,
singer-songwriters, theatre personalities and book lovers.
It is a joint effort of AHAVA
Communications, Circle Art 360 and Creative Studio. Among the distinguished
speakers at the launch were Anjum Katyal, author, editor and currently
co-Director, Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, Barun Chanda, noted advertising
professional, author and actor, Saikat Majumdar, author, Assistant Professor,
Department of English, Stanford University and Pranati Tagore, renowned
elocutionist, actor and newsreader.
The primary objective of Readers' and
Writers' Club is to provide a vibrant platform for the aspiring writer, the
poet, the songwriter, the playwright, the scriptwriter, etc to showcase their
creativity to an energised and engaged audience.
On the other hand, the club will also
provide an energised and interactive forum for book-lovers across the board (21
years of age and above) to discuss top-of-the-line and award-winning authors
along with their favourite writers in literature, fiction, non-fiction, poetry,
Hence, Readers' and Writers' Club will
be a driving force in Kolkata vis-à-vis building a strong
and creditable literary platform in the city and binding book-lovers from
different walks of life.
The club will, at regular intervals, host
renowned authors, film-makers, poets, dramatists, scriptwriters, from home as well as from
overseas, to address the members. Book launches will be an additional feature of