seeks to identify, encourage, train, mentor, support, publish, promote and felicitate authors writing about India and the world – for India and the world. CIW is for writers rooted in Indic ethos and who intellectually and emotionally belong to our civilization. At CIW we are invested in the journey of these writers and work with them through various stages. More specifically CIW focusses on the following areas to achieve its objectives:
We conduct online writing courses and also gift selected third-party online courses to our authors to hone their writing skills. We conduct writing workshops & retreats for brainstorming and ideation of multiple themes.
We provide grants for publishing, promotions, travel, research & holding seminars, conferences and literature festivals
We are nurturing Indic Author Network for established and upcoming writers to connect, cooperate and collaborate. We actively encourage established authors to mentor upcoming authors. We also seek to foster collaborative writing.
We plan and organise book launches through our 27 city chapter network worldwide. We promote authors through Indic Chats (online webinars). We also promote existing authors ensuring that their work and thoughts are discussed beyond the initial period of the book launch.
We participate in regional, national and international literary forums and platforms including Book fairs, Awards and more.
Our partner platforms are Indic Book Club and Indic Today. While Indic Book Club is aiming to build the world’s largest community of readers interested in Indic civilizational books, Indic Today aims to be the premier platform for deep insightful essays while simultaneously show casing the authors and events associated with Indic Academy.
We leverage these two platforms for promotions of books and authors.
We collaborate with several publishers, distributors & media platforms. To these collaborators, we are a catchment for new talent, a unique network for promoting their books and a regular source of content by way of author interviews, book extracts and reviews.