World Book Day


Pune’s World Book Day is a people-centric, artists/authors-driven and inclusive celebration. It is a one-of-a-kind book celebration that represents changing eras and evolving generations. It is a multi-lingual event that combines classic paper books with innovative and next-generation forms such as audiobooks, eBooks, digital library, and developing sectors such as self-publication and more. It also includes sessions by and for LGBTQ and differently abled people making it inclusive for all the sections of the society. In collaboration with Pune Municipal Corporation, National HRD Network (Pune Chapter), MIT-World Peace University, Amar Chitra Katha and other esteemed organisation, Nukkad Cafe and it’s community brings Pune’s World Book Day, for all the readers, writers and book lovers.


April 20, Saturday

Intensive Writing Workshop

Enhance your writing skills with Chetaan Joshi. 12 PM | Marshall’s Book Cafe, Aundh

Young Authors

A interaction with authors, who published their 1st before 18 years of age. Guests: Aditya Savrepalli & Ananya Sarvepalli. 4 PM | Kahanee Kids Library, Karve Nagar

Journey of Marathi Poetry

A interactive session on evolution of Marathi Poetry by Swapnil Pandit and Naresh Gund. 5 PM | Rainbow Fizz, Kothrud

April 21, Sunday

Dicey Story Building and Illustration Workshop

Enhance the creativity of children to write better stories by Preeta Bhuyan. 11 AM | Nukkad Cafe, Viman Nagar


Learn making a powerful narrative with Saugata Chakraborty, Deputy General Manager, RBI. 11 AM | Nukkad Cafe/CC&Co., Aundh

Teens Open Mic

A platform for teenagers to express themselves, facilitated by Preeta Bhuyan. 3 PM | Nukkad Cafe, Viman Nagar

Art and Literature

A workshop on fusing art and literature by Sonali Rasal & Nishant Kumar Das. 5 PM | Nukkad Cafe, Viman Nagar

Hindi Short Story Reading

Reading of short stories by renowned authors by Naresh Gund & Swapnil Pandit. 6 PM | Nukkad Cafe/CC&Co., Aundh

April 22 to 26

Open Jamming Session

Evening jamming session for everyone to attend. 5 PM | MIT – World Peace University, Kothrud


Author Interaction on World Book Day

Author Interactions

Book Launch on World Book Day

Book Launch & Reading

Workshops on World Book Day


Book Stalls on World Book Day

Book Stalls