ORGANIZER: Keshab Sigdel Society of Nepali Writers in English (www.nwen.org.np)
Society of Nepali Writers in English (NWEN) organized a special poetry session on the theme “Poets for Change” in Kathmandu, Nepal on 20th September 2014 as a solidarity to 100 Thousand Poets for Change Campaign. Poets/writers and academics were present during session where various poets recited their poems. The session was chaired by Professor Mohan Lohani. Vice President of the Society Keshab Sigdel briefed the gathering of the poets on the international campaign of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Poets Prakash Subedi, Hem Raj Kafle, Sristi Bhattarai, Keshab Sigdel, Sagar Bhatta and Mohan Lohani among others recited poems during the event. The event was attended by a number of NWEN poets along with University academics including Assoc, Professor Sharad Chandra Thakur (Asst. Dean of Tribhuvan University), Professor Dr. Shreedhar Lohani, Professor Dr. Shreedhar Gautam, Dr. Ananda Sharma, Dr. Shiba Thapa, Dr. Laxman Gnawali, Navin Bhatta, Kumar Adhikari, Krishna Niraoula, Phatik Poudel, Khum Sharma, and Saroj Sharma Ghimire.