Poetry Contest



Once again it is poetry time at Prakriti Foundation. ‘Poetry with Prakriti,’ is scheduled to take place this year between the 29th November and 14th of December, 2016. It is a two-week-long festival of poetry being held in Chennai to coincide with the famed Chennai season.

This year the festival will be featuring 29 eminent and emerging poets each of whom will present four different readings of their poems to a small and intimate audience at several venues in the city. The schedule along with details of the poets who are part of this festival can be found on our website www.poetrywithprakriti.in

As part of the festival, Prakriti Foundation invites you to participate in the POETRY CONTEST.

Rules of the Poetry Contest are:


AGE GROUP: The contest is open to resident citizens of India aged 16 years and above

CLOSING DATE: 25th November 2016

PRIZES: Three cash prizes of ₹25,000, ₹10,000 and ₹5,000 for first, second and third places respectively.

NO. OF ENTRIES: One poem per contestant

JURY: Distinguished panel of three judges

[Entries should be a soft copy 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 prakritipoetrycontest@gmail.com with the subject line: “Poetry with Prakriti 2016 – Poetry Contest Entry”.