• The Reading Campaign
    Catch the joy of reading and writing - a great way to become a global citizen! Start the Katha Club in your school to become a more creative writer, poet or translator! Join awesome students from India, future reader-leaders, each in their own field. Let that little magic called reading make your dreams come true:) Get your school to register today! Registrations for schools will be from July 15 - August 20, on a first come first served basis.
  • Tan-Ta-Da!
    Have a way with words? If you are a student, here's your chance to discover the writer inside you. Our Own Pages is your space, to write your story. Write your best story, read and discuss stories that other students have written. Want more? Read stories by some of India's finest writers. You can make your tada! moment of discovery happen!
  • Guides to Inspired Writing!
    Katha proudly presents your mentors, four fun-loving people who will guide you this year to haiku, translate, and write stories. Writing is an art and a craft. Get yourself ready for the Search for Excellence in your school, which could be your passport to the WRITERS WORKSHOPS that will be held in two convenient locations for students. It will offer master classes from expert writers. And lead the most creative and original to the national Katha Utsav. So take every opportunity to learn from these inspired writers!
From the Mentors
Let the magic of the story take you forward! Here's your chance to write your best story. And have your friends and other students, teachers, parents, give you a big thumbs up!
Katha proudly presents its Free Library. Some of India's best writers write specially for you! Enjoy!

Write your own original story that no one else but you have thought of. Your story is special because your imagination is different from anyone else's!

Lusciously illustrated picture books that are a must-read for children of all ages!


Team: Gowri Palachandran, Moushumi Kakoty, Tanya Jain
e-mail: ilr.kathautsav@katha.org
Mobile: +91-8800545999

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