A literary forum of Indian English writers, entitled Guild of Indian English Writers, Editors and Critics (GIEWEC) was established on 24 September 2010 at Thodupuzha, Kerala, India. It was registered on 13 October 2010.



    (This society is registered under Societies Registration Act 1955)

     I. Name of the Society: Guild of Indian English Writers, Editors and Critics (GIEWEC)

    II. Office of the Society:      Kannappilly House, Thodupuzha East P.O. Kerala, India, Pin: 685585,

    III. Address:                    Guild of Indian English Writers, Editors and Critics (GIEWEC), Kannappilly House, Thodupuzha East,  P.O. Kerala, India, Pin: 685585

    IV. Area of Operation:       All over India


    IV. Objectives of the Society

    This Guild will be a non-profit-making institution aimed at promoting Indian English literature through the members’ creative and critical writings and by editing and publishing books and journals. Without prejudice to the generality of the above object, the following shall be the aims and objectives of the Guild:

    1. Promote Indian English Literature in general
    2. Publish an international refereed biannual journal entitled Writers Editors Critics for the contributions of the members
    3. Inspire and enlighten the members in creative and critical writing
    4. Assist Ph.D. scholars in thesis writing
    5. Make the members aware of research methodology and the latest documentation style
    6. Conduct annual conferences at various States
    7. Award the best poet, the best novelist, the best short story writer, the best critic, and the best editor every year from among the members
    8. Assist the members in getting their articles published in other journals
    9. Help the members in getting their books published by established publishers
    10.  Convince the Minister, HRD, GOI and all the States, Commissioners/Secretaries, HRD, curriculum/syllabus committees of universities and schools to include creative writings of 21st century Indian English writers also in the syllabi.


    The names and addresses of the executive committee during 2016-2017

    Sl. No. Name and Address Designation Occupation
    1 Prof. T.V.Reddy, Tirupati, A.P. President Rtd. Professor, Writer
    2 Dr. K. V. Dominic, Thodupuzha East P.O.Kerala – 685585 Secretary Rtd. Professor, Writer and Editor
    3 Prof. P. Gopichand, Associate Professor of English, JKC College, Guntur, A.P. Vice President Associate Professor
    4 Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi, Associate Professor of English, Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College (Calcutta University), 30, Tollygunge, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata-33 Vice President Associate Professor
    5 Dr. S. Kumaran, Assistant Professor of English, Govt. Arts College, Rasipuram,T.N. Treasurer Assistant Professor
    6 Dr. Joji John Panicker, Department of English, CMS College, Kottayam, Kerala. Joint Secretary Assistant Professor
    Dr. Poonam Sahay, Associate Professor of English, Ranchi University, Jharkhand
    Ex. Co. Member Associate Professor
    8 Dr. Ketaki Datta, Associate Professor of English, Bidhannagar College, Kolkata Ex. Co. Member Associate Professor
    9 Dr. S. Ayyappa Raja, Assistant Professor of English, Annamalai University, Chidambaram,T.N.


    Ex. Co. Member Assistant Professor




    The persons mentioned above have decided to formulate a Guild in the name “Guild of Indian English Writers, Editor and Critics.” Its objectives are mentioned in the previous pages and its motive is purely non-profit-making. The decision to register this Guild as per the Act XII of Travancore-Cochin Literary-Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration of 1955 was taken at the meeting conducted on 24th September 2010.

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