**Entries are Closed now.

GUIDELINES

  • Each person can submit a maximum of one entry with a nominal handling fee of INR 1000 only (not refundable nor transferable).
  • All entries must be unpublished, but can be submitted by a either a published or unpublished writer.
  • Entries must entirely be the work of the entrant and by submitting he/she confirms that the work his/her own.
  • The submission must be either a synopsis of a novel, a short story, or a set of poems.
  • The maximum word limit for the synopsis of a novel will be 1500 words per entry.
  • A complete short-story of up to 2,500 words may be submitted.
  • Poetry entries may include up to three poems with a short introduction to the set.
  • Please mention the title of the work in bold at the top-centre, followed by your name, age, occupation, city of residence, contact number and email address, along with a short author bio at the end of the document.
  • The programme is open to writers of Indian nationality, writing in any Indian language. We, however, require the synopsis to be submitted in English and Hindi only.
  • Entries must be uploaded as a PDF (Max size 2 MB; no word.doc please). Please use Times New Roman Font in size 12.
  • Shortlisted names will be announced in the last week of December 2018.