Valley of Words

About Us

Valley of Words









VoW is a numero uno festival, which brings together the best writers, critics and listeners from the world of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and writing for young adults, storytellers, bloggers, balladeers, puppeteers, thespians, photographers, artists and craftspeople from across the world!

Knowledge Verticals

RS Tolia Forum

The RST Forum is supported by the Integrated Mountain Initiative , Sustainable Development Forum , Uttarakhand and the Uttarakhand Council for Science and Technology : organisations with which Dr RS Tolia was connected as a distinguished mentor .

Military History & Strategy

The Military History and Strategy vertical looks at India’s strategic concerns in the widest terms . It examines India and her immediate neighbourhood , internal security issues as well as the global geo-political context in which India steps to make her mark as a ‘regional power’ – both in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region.


The reach , range and readership of English (writing in India )– both fiction and non fiction is quite widespread , and print orders have spurred excellence in design and publication. Valley of Words acknowldeges this genre through the newly instituted annual book awards , launches and conversations with authors.


Valley of Words undersatnds that Hindi is the main medium of creative expressions in India : the growth of literacy, the spread of social media and the grwoing popularity of ‘reading , recitations,debates and discussions
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School Outreach

Valley of Words seeks the involvement of premier institutions of Dehradun to help make this one of the most engaging and involved literature festivals of the Doon Valley!

After all, a festival is all about working for, and with the community, especially the younger generation, and those who nurture their creative potential

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VOW Testimonials

Valley of Words has been appreciated by delegates, authors, and attendees. The number keeps growing every day. Read what they have to say about us.


VOW Blogging

Stay in touch with your favorite authors, bloggers and the speakers. VoW brings them closer to its readers the joyous experience of reading the blogs of the renowned authors and writers.

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VOW Sponsors & Partners

Our awesome sponsors & partners to help us in best possible way


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