WHERE WORDS MEET MAGIC​​

Unleash your writing skills and let your words make an impact.​

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WHY choose IWP?

CASH REWARDS

GRAND WINNER

₹ 51,000

1st RUNNERS UP

₹ 31,000

2nd RUNNERS UP

₹ 21,000

BEST POEM

₹ 5,000

BEST FICTION

₹ 5,000

BEST NON-FICTION​

₹ 5,000

BEST ARTICLE/ESSAY

₹ 5,000

BEST PERSONAL EXPRESSION

₹ 5,000

10 EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARDS

₹ 1,000

each

What's in it for you?

Hone Your Craft

IWP provides an ideal environment for you to refine your writing skills. By offering feedback from esteemed judges, writing prompts, and exposure to diverse writing styles, we'll guide you on your path to becoming a better wordsmith.

Spotlight on Talent

This is your stage! IWP's creative writing quest is a golden opportunity to showcase your creativity to an extensive audience, elevating your work from your desk to the limelight. Who knows? Literary agents or publishers could be your next fans!

Prize-Winning Words

Here at the India Writing Project, we honor your talent with an array of rewards including enticing cash prizes, invaluable feedback, and publishing opportunities. It’s not just a competition; it's an investment in your literary journey.

Craft Your Portfolio

This isn't a fleeting event; it's a stepping stone towards building an impressive portfolio. It's a chance to create new literary masterpieces and gather the confidence to seize other writing opportunities that come your way.

Forge Literary Bonds

Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for the written word. Engage in thoughtful exchanges, gather inspiration, and create a nurturing writer's community that fuels your creativity.

Dare to Excel

IWP is more than a competition; it's a personal challenge. Dare to stretch your creative muscles, delve into unknown genres, and pit your skills against other gifted writers. This quest will nurture your distinctive voice and style, aiding your growth in the literary world.

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The writer can submit essays, poems, articles, or short stories written on ANY topic or subject as preferred by them. There is no restriction on the same. Submissions can be written in any style and from any genre as preferred by the writer

It is a limited-slot program, and registrations will close once the slots have been filled. Thereby, there will be no last date to register.

The last day to submit is September 15, 2024; the results will be announced on October 15, 2024.

There is no age restriction to entering the competition. Talent doesn’t distinguish between ages, so why should we?

According to the number of submissions chosen during registration, you can submit a single entry, two entries, or three entries.

If you’d like to submit more than the prescribed piece limit, you would be required to register again. You cannot submit multiple pieces within the same entry or submit more than one entry/two entries (chosen while registering) with the same registration number.

You can register under the same name multiple times.

However, the contest has limited slots that will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The participant is allowed to submit original works that have not formerly been published or exhibited before the competition submission deadline. The participants themselves should write the piece of writing, which should not be plagiarized. Any submissions violating these terms shall be disqualified from the competition.
  • First Entry: The fee for registering your initial submission is Rs. 999.
  • Subsequent Entries: Once your first entry is approved, any additional submissions can be made at a cost of Rs. 699 per entry.

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