• Theme: Dad’s Darling Daughter 
  • Genre: Family and Relationships
  • Compiled and Edited by Barkha Parikh 


  • Contest Timeline:
    Dates Extended till 24th May2016
  • No Entry shall be accepted before the Contest opening date and time or after the Contest closing date and time.
  • Entry must be in English, original and must be submitted directly by the author/poet.


  • Word Count:
  • For Poems: 25 lines minimum and 50 lines maximum, which includes the title.
  • For short stories: 1500 to 2000 words
  • Entries which do not follow the word limit will be disqualified.


  • Entries should not contain any pictures.
  • Co-authored stories and multiple entries are allowed (maximum 5 entries).
  • The decision of editorial board shall be final.


  • The selected participants need to deposit an amount of ₹2000/- per poem & ₹2500/- per story
  • Entries should be mailed to: along with your bio-sketch (third person) and a high resolution picture.
  • Subject of the mail should be- *Contest Name* *Your Name*