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Women on Stage in Nala: a photo story

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The US Embassy’s Book Bus in collaboration with Word Warriors has been running Women on Stage – a series of poetry writing and performance workshops for anyone who identifies as a woman. Follow this link to view snapshots of the newest cycle of Women on Stage organized in Nala, Kavre.

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Word Warriors Live: Juneli June

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On June 16, 2018 Word Warriors organized another live poetry event. It was largely conceived as a platform to connect poets from around Nepal who are currently in Kathmandu. Word Warrior Sudikchya Shrestha shares her experience in organizing and attending the event.

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11:11, Make a Poetic Wish!

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Every year in April, the Word Warriors take up a writing challenge where they write a new poem for each of the first eleven days of the month. Word Warrior Rownika shares her experience of completing this writing challenge after two years of stalling.

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Taking Spoken Word Poetry to Dang

Some glimpses from the workshop

From April 1 to April 4, the Word Warriors facilitated a spoken word poetry workshop for the teachers and high school students at Lamahi, Dang-Deukhuri. Here, Larisa Shrestha gives a rundown of the activities done during the workshop.

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Who are WW?

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Word Warriors are a Kathmandu-based group of young poets leading the spoken word movement in Nepal. We have been performing, conducting events, competitions and workshops, all over Nepal, sharing the platform that spoken word provides for youth expression and voice. Learn More>>

our programs

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Regional Slams

We organize inter-school youth poetry slam or competitions in various regions. In collaboration with Quixote’s Cove, we organized the second inter-school poetry slam in Kathmandu QC Awards 2013: The Poetry Slam , QC Awards 2013: Slamming in Surkhet in the Surkhet valley and the QC Awards 2015 . How do we organize regional slams? – […]

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Performances

Word Warriors do performances at bars, museums, art spaces, events and in random streets or art spaces around town.

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Educational Programs
Educational Programs

Our educational workshops are designed in such a way, that it not only instills them with poetry skills and tools, but also helps them become creative thinkers and writers and better public speakers.

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Write to Speak

Write to Speak is a campaign run by the Word Warriors, to introduce performance poetry to young members from diverse communities in five urban centers in Nepal.

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