with Michael Heyman, Colonel of the 5th Nonsense Brigade
Thursday, May 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Max Mueller Bhavan, 3, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi, India 110001
Literary nonsense has a long tradition, going back to Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Rabindranath Tagore, and Sukumar Ray, all of whom have proven the nobility of this serious and silly, rebellious and strict form. Yet, whether we as writers and illustrators strive to work solidly in the tradition of nonsense, or just want our work to shine a little with the tradition, there are many simple techniques we can use to throw a little, or a lot, of nonsense into our books for children. In this talk, Michael Heyman gives a guide onwhat nonsense is and how to use it.