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What is BOUND?

Bound helps storytellers and brands tell their stories in creative and effective ways.

We are storytelling experts:
We are India’s top editors. We provide writers and artists with infrastructure, training and mentorship required to produce creative content.

We are podcasters: 
Our homegrown podcasts are bestsellers. We produce podcasts for individuals and brands.

We have a community of 25,000+ creative people and avid listeners.

At BOUND, we give you the freedom to explore your interests and talents and take them to new heights. But it’s not just about a single experience – BOUND is about finding your creative family. We are bent on creating the next generation of artists, writers and entrepreneurs, and giving them a home in which they can hone their skills and find a family of kindred spirits.

As an alternative education company that aims to encourage everyone to explore their inner creativity, we celebrate storytelling and believe in the power of immersive experiences. We plan week-long retreats in the most beautiful locations, where you can focus on your writing, and create long-lasting bonds with others in your community. We also conduct in-city workshops and discussions to ensure that you have the best advice and audience for your work. It is our hope that our participants grow and eventually return to become teachers at BOUND.

BOUND also curates and hosts bespoke literary events. Whether it’s planning a cultural festival, book launch or a one-day curated gathering, we will help you curate, design and market your event.

Let BOUND help you make your creative dreams a reality.

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TARA KHANDELWAL

FOUNDER

With business and publishing degrees from Columbia University and 10+ years of experience as a book editor, Tara is constantly searching for new stories and ideas. She loves listening to podcasts and playing with her dog, Simba.

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MICHELLE D’COSTA

MANAGING EDITOR

Michelle’s writing has been published in over 50 journals. She is an editor, mentor, book reviewer, and manages all of Bound’s offerings and services. She’s a creative problem solver and has built her own community of writers across the globe!

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AISHWARYA JAVALGEKAR

HEAD OF CONTENT AND PODCASTS

Aishwarya is a writer, editor, and podcasting expert. Armed with degrees in English and Publishing, she loves discovering new stories and formats. She produces all of Bound’s podcasts and hosts The Book People, our publishing podcast. When she’s not working, she runs her feminist zine ang(st), drinks alarming amounts of coffee, and colours her hair.

Want to create the next trending podcast? Get in touch.

Work With Us

We’re always looking for innovative opportunity seekers. Whether you’re a writer, editor, podcaster, artist or a creative person, you could be the right fit for us! 

Send us your CV, portfolio and / or writing samples.

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