The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct


  • Sunday, 29th Oct
  • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm IST
  • NCPA, Sea View Room

Learn the art of constructing personal essays as a genre of writing, with Briohny Doyle

 Workshop Profile

  • Finding the voice in your story
  • Navigating vulnerability and connections in storytelling
  • Introduction to a few writing styles
  • Whose life are you writing about


Note from the Facilitator

Personal essay is a genre of its own. This form uses first person and draws on life. Experience to construct essays on broader topics. Personal essays might contain elements of auto/biography and memoir, but it can also involve criticism, lyricism, and other hybrid writing styles. My workshop focusses on vulnerability, connection, and resonance in personal essay.


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Workshop Partner: Blank Slate Knowledge Foundation


Briohny Doyle

Briohny Doyle is an Australian novelist and essayist.

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