Kenyon and IITM Writing Workshop

Kenyon - IITM Writing Workshop

(A collaborative endeavour between
Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA & IIT Madras, Chennai, India)


The Kenyon Review, a literary journal of great repute, conducts writing workshops for writers at different levels and genres. The Kenyon - IITM Writing Workshop is a pioneering endeavour oriented towards Indian students, writers and scholars. The Writing Workshop will be hosted by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras. Our partners are the Office of Dean Students (DoST), the Office of Dean International & Alumni Relations (I & AR), Department of Physics and IIT Madras Administration.


A Five Day Writing Workshop offered by scholars who teach writing at the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA and faculty from IIT Madras, Chennai, India who are creative writers but specializing in variegated fields such as engineering, biotechnology, humanities and social sciences.

"The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by November 15, 2019"

The Deadline for application is November 07, 2019.

For More details please see the link below:

Kenyon IITM Workshop Programme-2019


Course Fee

  1000/- for B.Tech. M.A., M.S., & M.Tech. (for IIT Madras Students) 

  2000/- for Ph.D., (for IIT Madras Students)

  2000/- for Students from other IITs and other Colleges

  3000/- faculty, professionals and other interested people

(Course fee covers Registration, Tea & Snacks, Lunch, and Study Materials for all five days)


Payment information:

Name of the Account: IITM Students' Activities Trust

Account No: 34198469348

Account With: State Bank of India, IIT Madras

IFSC Code No: SBIN0001055


For registration details please click the links below:

Registration link


For Hostel Accommodation link below:

                                                               Workshop Schedule (December 16 - 20, 2019)

Group I- Fiction

(Venue: HSB 333 - Seminar Room)

Group II – Non-fiction

(Venue: HSB 332 -Library)

Group III–Science Writing

(Venue: HSB 337 - DCF)

Session-I (All Five Days)

Nancy Zafris

Geeta Kothari

Chris Gillen

9.00 - 10.30 am

9.00 - 10.30 am

9.00 - 10.30 am

Tea break (10.30 am - 10.45 am)

Session-II (All Five Days)

10.45 am - 12.15 pm

10.45 am - 12.15 pm

10.45 am - 12.15 pm

Lunch break (12.15 pm - 1.30 pm)

               Writing time (1.30 - 3.00 pm)                                       Writing time (1.30 - 3.00 pm)                                Writing time (1.30 - 3.00 pm)

Tea break (3.00 pm - 3.15 pm)

Common Lectures

Dec 16, 2019 Time: 4.45 - 5.45 pm

Venue: HSB 357

Prof. Arunn Narasimhan

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,

IIT Madras

Refreshments (4.30 pm – 4.45 pm)

December 17 – 20, 2019 - Individual Presentations – 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm


Reach us
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Office of the Dean (Students), Chennai - 600036, Tamil Nadu
+91 44 2257 8051
Prof. M.S.Sivakumar
(+91) 44 2257 8050
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