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Friday, 20 September 2019

Wingword Poetry Prize 2019

Win cash prizes and national recognition for your poetry. Prizes upto Rs 7,00,000 will be awarded to aspiring poets from all around India.  Wingword Poetry Competition is looking for those persons who have a unique style of expression and an unexplored perspective to offer to the world. We accept poems on a variety of themes such as love, heartbreak, family, childhood, society, nature and history. It’s your imagination; let it run wild!

PRIZES
1st Prize: Rs 1,00,000 + Book Publication

2nd Prize: Rs 50,000

3rd Prize: Rs 25,000

Top 30 Winners: Rs 10,000

200 Commendable Mentions Will Be Published in Poetry Book.

Submit Your Poems
The entry fee is to participate in Wingword Poetry Prize 2019 is Rs 400 for one poem, Rs 1000 for three poems, Rs 1500 for five poems and Rs 2000 for ten poems. 

Rules
Poem must be an original work of the author. 

You should be an Indian national to participate. 

We accept English, Hindi and regional languages. 

Any style of poetry is accepted. 

Poem should be no longer than 1500 words. 

You are allowed to submit multiple entries. 

Previously published poems are allowed.

Copyright of the poem remains with the author.

Beginners are encouraged to participate.

Early Deadline is 20th October 2019. 

Certification
Winners and commendable mentions are awarded certificates of merit. We provide electronic certification to every poet who takes part in the competition. 

Regional Languages Competition 2019


In 2019, Wingword has initiated a new category of prizes for poets who write in Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Oriya, Assamese, Urdu and Gujrati. A cumulative of INR 1 Lakh will be awarded to poets in this category. The aim of this special category is to encourage people to start writing in their mother tongues and revive the richness of Indian literary traditions. Beginners are encouraged to participate. 

Prizes
1st Prize: INR 20,000

2nd Prize: INR 10,000

3rd Prize: INR 7,500

Top 20 Winners: INR 3,000

Rules
The competition is open to Indians. 

You must be 14 years and above.

Poem should be in any of the following languages: Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Malyalam, Oriya, Kannada, Assamese, Gujurati, Urdu and Punjabi.

Poem must be original work of the participant.

Any style of poetry is accepted.

Previously published poems are allowed.

Entry fee is ₹400 for one poem, ₹1000 for three poems, ₹1500 for five poems and ₹2000 for ten poems.

Beginners are encouraged to participate.

Copyright of the poem remains with the author.

Early Deadline to enter is October 20th 2019, Sunday.

100 Commendable Mentions Will Be Published in Poetry Book


Junior Poetry Competition 2019

 Junior Poetry Competition 2019 gives young minds a chance to showcase their talent, creativity and imagination. The competition is open to students between the age 8 to 15 years old. Poetry is the art of using language in its best capacity. Its knowledge is not only required for excelling in English tests, but it can help children in being focused and centered. The poetry competition is built to recognise such talented individuals and provide them with the right platform. 


PRIZES
1st Prize Rs 10,000

2nd Prize: Rs 7500 

 3rd Prize Rs 5000

 10 students will receive Rs 2500 each

A chapbook with all winning poems will be published in February 2020 after the announcement of the result. The winners will receive one copy of the book at their mailing address. 

 E-Certificates of participation will be given to all.

RULES

Poems must be under 40 lines

All topics and style of writing are allowed

 Languages allowed are English and Hindi

You must be 8 to 15 years old. 

Early Deadline is 20th October

Entry fee is ₹400 for one poem, ₹1000 for three poems, ₹1500 for five poems and ₹2000 for ten poems.

Results will be announced on 28th February 2020

Details visit https://www.wingword.in/

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