Upcoming: April 26-May 2, 2020
Hosts: Ananya Sarkar; Jordan Hartt
Live and write among the gardens, libraries, and inspiration of Kolkata. Open to writers across all genres, the Kolkata Writers’ Retreat is a gentle blend of community writing time, personal writing time, and private discussion of your work with the facilitators, set amidst the energy and tranquility of the Oberai Grand hotel.
Since our inception in 2014, Kahini participants have published over three thousand individual times in literary magazines; released over two hundred books; been featured in the Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Science & Nature Writing anthologies; won New Zealand’s Best First Book Award, been short-listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing; and received university professorships in creative writing.