To create a platform for the emerging writers Youth Empowerment Facilitation, Global and Bangladesh Positive Foundation have jointly initiated a project titled ‘Writers Garage’ with the help of renowned publishing houses of Bangladesh.
Emerging writers participating in the project will share part of their best manuscripts, and the publishers partnered with the event will select the top manuscripts from the submission, which will be published later in book format.As part of the project, ‘Writers Garage’ arranged four virtual workshops with the participation of countries well-known authors and publishers on February 12 and 13.
The titled of the sessions were ‘The journey of successful Translation Book’ conducted by Author-Translator Mojaffor Hossain, ‘A to Z of writing a successful Non-Fiction Book’ conducted by author Munir Hasan, ‘What publisher wants from a writer’ by publisher Mohammad Mizanur Rahman (Shova Prokash), Nazib Rafe (Odommo Prokash), Joy Shahriar (Aajob Prokash) and lastly ‘From Short stories to Novel; secrets of writing best-seller fictions’ by Author Dipu Mahmud.
Writers Garage provided digital certificates for all the participants of the workshops..
Co-convener of Writers Garage and founder of Bangladesh Positive Foundation Md. Altamis Nabil said, “In our first year of this initiative, more than a hundred writers from all over the country have registered. We are overwhelmed by the expected response to such a unique initiative.”
Convener of the event and founder of Youth Empowerment Facility Global Kazi Hassan Robin said, “We look forward to continuing the initiative each year, which will soon include efforts to honor the best writer.”