**Thank you for all your wonderful submissions for IWrite! December 10 was the last date for entries and winners will be announced later this month.


  • Each person can submit a maximum of one entry with a nominal handling fee of INR 1000 only (not refundable nor transferable).
  • All entries for iWrite must be unpublished, but can be submitted by a either a published or unpublished writer.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.
  • A complete short-story of up to 2,500 words.
  • Poetry entries may include three poems(upto a maximum of 70 lines) 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 English or any Indian language. We, however, require the synopsis to be submitted in English or 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 on end of December 2019.
    Please note: Entries not pertaining to the guidelines will be disqualified.