In conversation with: Xabiso Vili

We’re super excited to have Xabiso in Bombay and featuring at our next WTS open mic on 27th May. We asked him a few questions.. What does poetry mean to you?  I was an awkward kid growing up. All this charm and charisma was hidden beneath fear after fear and then insecurity. I spent all my…

In conversation with Angelique Pinto

If you were at the WTS open mic in July, you would have met the beautiful, warm soul that is Angelique Pinto. We asked her a few questions 🙂 What does poetry mean to you? Poetry is expression. An affecting, outward expression of inward thoughts, feelings and emotions. It is a creation that showcases multiple…

How to be a good poetry audience..

We’ve talked about stage fright, the benefits of attending poetry workshops and tips on performance in previous blogs, and now it’s time to give the audience a few pointers! It’s simple really; a good audience can help uplift a performance, while a distracted/bored audience might drain, even the most seasoned performer. No poetry event is…

My First Encounter with Performance Poetry

I’ve been writing for years now and hadn’t really ‘found myself’ yet as ‘we’ like to put it. Hi! I’m Aditya Bhatkal and by ‘we’, I mean the entire clan of writers around the world. It’s a long journey, an enticing, not-so-easy, frustrating-at-times. but mostly one that has a ‘learning all the way’ tag following…

Undoing Gender – A Collaborative Project

#UndoingGender is a collaborative project that will provide space to redraw the perceptions of gender and identity through poetry and other art forms. The Poetry Club (TPC), a Mumbai-based organisation dedicated to providing an accessible and interactive forum for poets, has collaborated with No Country for Women (NCFW), Bring Back the Poets, Delhi, Airplane Poetry Movement…