Guest Instructor: Zac O’Yeah

Zac O’Yeah

Author, Mr. Majestic


Zac O’Yeah has a diploma in creative writing from the University of Gothenburg and studied linguistics and theatre science at the University of Stockholm. He has published 13 books including several fiction and non-fiction bestsellers, and is currently a regular freelance contributor to The Hindu and Business Line newspapers. His travel writings have appeared in magazines such as National Geographic Traveller, Outlook Traveller, RES and Vagabond, and also been included in many anthologies. All in all he has written for more than 75 different publications – including Times of India, Indian Express, New Indian Express, Forbes, GQ, and too many others.

His writings have been translated into German, French, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Chinese and Kannada. He has previously taught writing workshops in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Panjim and other Indian cities and is one of the founders of Bangalore’s World-Famous Semi-Deluxe Writing Program, the first semi-professional writing school in India. His forthcoming books this winter of 2017/2018 include the novel Tropical Detective (PanMacmillan) and A Walk Through Barygaza (Amazon/Westland Publishing).

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