Ten chosen participants will embark on a virtual journey of self-expression and exploration under the guidance of facilitator and instructor Pragya Bhagat.
Immerse yourself into the world of poetry with a select group of poets. Learn everything from the basics to advanced techniques, and receive meaningful feedback that will strengthen your poems and help you find your unique voice. Find the confidence to read your poems to an enthusiastic audience. Whether you are just entering the world of poetry or simply want a safe and nurturing space to write, Pragya's Month-long Poetry Academy 2020 is a wonderful escape for beginners and experts alike.
In eight sessions, you will
Learn advanced poetry techniques and be introduced to a diverse range of poets and poetry styles
Learn to analyze and give feedback on poetry
Explore the nuances of crafting and editing by applying these techniques to your own work
Receive personal guidance and mentorship from the talented instructor Pragya Bhagat
Receive detailed and insightful feedback on your poetry and style
Find the courage to read and perform your poetry in front of an encouraging audience
You will be exposed to a diverse range of poets including women, minorities, and poets from the queer community. You will learn to read poetry for pleasure, for analysis, and for inspiration.
This is a safe and nurturing space. With advanced techniques and personalized feedback, you will become more aware of your poetic choices and learn to craft powerful poems.
Sharing your poetry with the world can seem daunting. This Masterclass will give you the confidence and platform to find your poetic voice. Learn the nuances of performance and make your poems sing!
Pragya Bhagat is a spoken word poet, award-winning essayist, and author of two fascinating books: More Than a Memory and Yarn - An Interwoven Memoir.
Her work focuses on the intersection of themes such as mental health, belonging, and body image. Her poetry, essays, and fiction have been published in the Huffington Post, The Wire and Helter Skelter, amongst others. She currently lives in Goa.
Pragya has been conducting online workshops with Bound since May 2020 and has also been a mentor at Bound Writers' Retreat. She thinks of herself as an instructor and a facilitator, and is beloved by her students and the Bound Community!
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
PRAGYA'S MONTH-LONG POETRY ACADEMY 2020 includes
A safe and nurturing space
The tools to help you explore your poetic side and express yourself better
The opportunity to craft powerful poems
Personalized feedback and guidance from Pragya Bhagat
A chance to perform your poetry in a safe environment
Make meaningful connections in the poetry community
Inspiration and writing exercises to write more poems
16 hours of teaching time
A gift bag filled with goodies
A digital certificate to commemorate your time at the retreat
Bound is an experiential learning
company based in Mumbai.
Poets who seek their tribe. Whether you want to learn the craft of poetry, make connections with fellow-poets, find inspiration during the pandemic, or just love Pragya's classes, this is the place for you!
Join a select group of poets on this incredible journey of self-reflection and growth.