Shashank Johri - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Shashank is a multilingual poet, writer and lyricist who writes in English, Hindi and Hindustani. He has been writing since he was 10. Having lived in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, his subjects are diverse and varied. He has been an active participant in ‘Kavya Sanjaya, an evening of poetry’, curated by Mamta G Sagar, since its year of inception. His song titled, ‘Hum hain Ugam’ for a Mumbai based NGO of childhood cancer survivors, Ugam, has been recorded by Shaan. Shashank holds a Master of Design degree from National Institute of Design and currently works as an independent multidisciplinary designer in Bangalore. He also enjoys painting, music and traveling.