Poetry Contest 2014


Once again it is poetry time at Prakriti Foundation. ‘Poetry with Prakriti,’ presented by The Hindu Lit for Life 2015 as a precursor to the literary festival, took place this year between the 03rd and 10th of December, 2014. The week-long festival of poetry was held in Chennai to coincide with the famed Chennai season, and featured 25 eminent and emerging poets (including one poetry panel), who presented four different readings of their poems to a small and intimate audience at several venues in the city.

As an extension to the festival, Prakriti Foundation invites you to participate in the POETRY CONTEST.

Rules of the Poetry Contest:

  • LANGUAGE: English
  • AGE GROUP: The contest is open to resident citizens of India aged 16 years and above
  • DEADLINE: 31st December 2014
  • PRIZES: Three cash prizes of ₹25,000, ₹10,000 and ₹5,000 for first, second and third places respectively will be awarded to the winners, whose names will be announced at The Hindu Lit for Life 2015 in January.
  • NUMBER OF ENTRIES:One poem per contestant
  • JURY: Distinguished panel of three judges

[Entries should be a soft copy (Word files, not PDF files) sent by e-mail. All entries have to be accompanied by a brief bio note and a declaration of originality. Automatic disqualification will occur should the committee detect a fraud].

E-mail your entries to prakritifoundation@gmail.com with the subject line: “Poetry with Prakriti 2014 – Poetry Contest Entry”

For queries, call us on: +91 98400 42581

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One comment on “Poetry Contest 2014
  1. Professor V.Chandrasekhar says:

    Very great initiative. Keep it up. Would like to volunteer in whatever way possible.

    God bless you.

    Prof V.Chandrasekhar MBA(XLRI)
    Management Consultant and Social Worker, Chennai

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