Societies and Clubs: Cultivating Campus Communities

Literary Society

Advisor: Dr Qaswar Ali Shah              Co-Advisors:   Dr. Asif Javaid                   Dr. Dr. Inamullah wattoo


Welcome to the Literary Society, a sanctuary for students who are passionate about the written word and the boundless world of literature. Our society is a haven for those who find inspiration in the pages of books, who craft their own stories and poetry, and who revel in the power of words to spark creativity and ignite change.
The Literary Society is a vibrant community that invites students of all backgrounds and interests to explore the diverse realms of literature. Whether you're an avid reader, an aspiring writer, a poet, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of language, our society offers a space where your literary passions can flourish.
Through engaging discussions, book clubs, writing workshops, and literary events, we aim to foster an environment where students can celebrate the written word, cultivate their creativity, and embark on a journey of literary exploration. Join us in our shared love for literature and discover the endless horizons of imagination, expression, and intellectual growth.


"To foster a vibrant and inclusive community of literary enthusiasts, where every student can explore, appreciate, and create literature in all its forms, while developing valuable skills and nurturing a lifelong love for reading and writing."


"Our mission is to empower students through the Literary Society, providing them with a platform to embrace the world of literature, discover their voices, and connect with like-minded peers. We aim to achieve this by organizing events, workshops, and collaborative projects that enrich literary knowledge, cultivate critical thinking, and promote creativity. Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and lifelong appreciation for the written word."

Plan of Action

Establish the Literary Society:

  • Form a founding committee to create a constitution and bylaws.
  • Register the society with the school or university authorities.
  • Set up an online presence (website, social media, and email) for communication.

Recruitment and Outreach:

  • Organize an orientation session to introduce the society to new students.
  • Promote the society during campus events, orientations, and through digital channels.
  • Encourage students from diverse backgrounds and interests to join.

Regular Meetings:

  • Hold regular meetings to discuss literary themes, genres, and books.
  • Feature book club discussions, author spotlights, and open mic sessions.
  • Ensure meetings are inclusive and welcoming to all members.

Workshops and Skill Development:

  • Host writing workshops, covering various forms of creative writing.
  • Offer public speaking and presentation skills training.
  • Arrange literary analysis sessions to enhance critical thinking.

Events and Activities:

  • Organize literary festivals, where students can showcase their creativity.
  • Host book swaps, poetry slams, and storytelling nights.
  • Collaborate with other clubs or organizations for joint events.

Community Involvement:

  • Engage in community service activities related to literacy, such as book drives or reading programs for underprivileged children.
  • Partner with local libraries or bookstores for mutually beneficial initiatives.

Online Presence and Publication:

  • Maintain an active website with blog posts, student submissions, and book recommendations.
  • Publish a literary magazine or newsletter featuring students' creative work.
  • Use social media to engage with a wider audience and promote events.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Establish connections with renowned authors, poets, or literary scholars for guest lectures and workshops.
  • Collaborate with other literary societies or organizations regionally or nationally.
  • Attend literary conferences and competitions to represent the society.

Feedback and Improvement:

  • Collect feedback from members regularly to adapt and improve the society's activities.
  • Evaluate the impact of the society through surveys and assessments.
  • Make necessary adjustments to meet the evolving needs of the student body.

Sustainability and Succession:

  • Develop a succession plan to ensure the continuity of the society.
  • Recruit and train future leaders to take on key roles.
  • Establish a sustainable source of funding, if needed, through memberships or partnerships.

By following this plan of action, the Literary Society for students can create a dynamic and inclusive community that fosters a lifelong love for literature while nurturing valuable skills and connections among its members.