Novella Fest 2019
Novella Short Stories and The International Centre Goa
Saturday | 16th February 2019 | 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Entry free and open to public
For inquiry / registration call 9730147785 or email email@example.com
Novella is a platform for amateur as well as established authors to showcase their work in short story fiction. It curates, edits and publishes the stories on the portal, http://novella.co.in.
Novella Fest 2019 aims to invite established as well as amateur Authors and publishers for panel discussions, story reading, book signing and interactions.
The participants tend to gain from the rich experience of the authors and can seek to be mentored by any of them. It will improve their language skills and their creative acumen. The authors get a platform to showcase their talents and be appreciated and acknowledged for their effort. Choice of Authors and Moderators for the Panel Discussion will mostly be from the State of Goa. Goa 1556, a publishing house in Goa, will be our Publishing Partners, who will help us connect with Authors and Publishers. We can expect an audience of at least 200 which will include students, teachers, parents and other literature lovers. We could also arrange for a mini Book Exhibition-cum-Sale to promote local authors, publishers and bookstores.
09.30 am – 09.55 am Registrations
10.00 am – 10.25 am Inaugural Address
10.30 am – 10.50 am
Panel Discussion – 1 “Why encourage writing among youngsters”
10.50 am – 11.10 am Story Readings
11.15 am – 11.35 am
Panel Discussion – 2 “What do Authors read?”
11.35 am – 11.55 am Story Readings
12.00 pm – 12.15 pm Snack Break
12.20 pm – 12.40 pm
Panel Discussion – 3 “Looking for a Story!”
12.40 pm – 13.00 pm Story Readings
13.05 pm – 13.25 pm
Panel Discussion – 4
“Local Authors and Vernacular Literature”
13.35 pm – 14.00 pm Valedictory and Awards