AILC1920

ALL INDIA LITERATURE COMPETITION: 2019-20

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED NOW.

ORGANIZED BY

THE CREATIVE POST

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

STORY BASKET

&

ANTHELION SCHOOL OF ART

If writing is what gives you joy unspeakable, if the small things in life and their relation to human emotions, is what captures your attention every day, if weaving stories out of every small & big thing is what happens to you naturally, then trust me: this is where you should be –

The Creative Post (https://thecreativepost.co.in/) in association with Story Basket (https://story-basket.com/) & Anthelion School of Art (https://anthelionartschool.com/) is organising a unique story writing competition – ALL INDIA LITERATURE COMPETITION: 2019-20.

Most part of this competition is online, but it will conclude in a One Day Lit Fest to be organized in Kolkata in March / April 2020 (Date & Venue to be decided in due course of time) where the prize distribution shall happen, but being present there is not a must.

PROCESS:

Registration –

Participants will first have to register with us through any one of the following methods mentioned at the end of this page by paying the non-refundable registration fees (Non-refundable Registration fees – Rs 515/-), during which they must let us know their choice of language for writing. We have THREE language options – ENGLISH, HINDI & BENGALI. The last date of registration is 22nd December 2019 (extended on request).

Then on confirmation of registration, the participant may write his / her story within 1500 words in any one of the following topics in his/her choice of language. Topic remains same for all languages.

Topics –
  1. Borderline
  2. A city without water
  3. The last train to earth

Submission –

Once ready, the participant will email their story to thecreativepost2019@gmail.com mentioning the following in the subject line – “Story Submission – AILC1920 – “Your Subject” – “#Mobile No. used for Registration””.

The Last Date of submission is 31st December 2019.

Selection & Judgement –

Judgement & Selection will happen in two stages. Once we close the submission, stage 1 will start where each of the story will be read & analysed thoroughly by 3 different set of judges in the following three parameters –

  1. Grammar & Technical Correctness – 30 marks
  2. Stylization – 30 marks
  3. Overall Relevance & Presentation – 40 marks

In the stage 1 – 50 stories will be shortlisted in each language – English (50 stories), Hindi (50 stories) & Bengali (50 stories)

This shall then go to the eminent judges in Stage 2 – from where they will select the 1st, 2nd & 3rd of each language.

Awards –

All the first stage shortlisted participants will be invited for the One Day Lit Fest and there we shall be awarding the final winners (1st, 2nd & 3rd of each language) with –

  1. Certificate
  2. Award Memento
  3. Book Vouchers
  4. Cash Prizes

We also plan to publish the top 50 of each language digitally and/or print media as a collection of short stories. More importantly the top 3 winners of each language will get regular writing project for one year with our various digital portals.

We therefore request you to register with us As Soon As Possible. In case of any query or confusion please call us at 97335 04525 between 12 pm and 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday.

REGISTER:

REGISTRATION CLOSED

 LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION: 31ST DECEMBER 2019.