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IPR Annual Poetry Award-2021

Two Award Categories

Hindi and English- Three Winners in Each Language




Send only one poem of 12-70 lines.


The Prize is open to all poets living anywhere in the world (Indian or not) writing in English or Hindi aged 16 and over. No other language.


The poem which is published, self-published on any website, blog or online forum, broadcast is eligible to enter.


If your entry has been long-listed or shortlisted in other competitions, and provided it has not won a prize or been published, it is eligible.


Simultaneous submissions are allowed.


Send a poem on any topic or theme and in any form-Free verse or metered or prose poetry


You can enter as many time as you want, but each time you need to pay the entry fees.


Please include a brief cover letter with your publication history. Your name should not appear on document. You don't need to be a published author to win a prize. The entries are read blind. So the judges don't know about you until they have selected the winners.


Contest Closes on November 10, 2021.


The winners and 50 shortlisted poems will be announced on December 26,2021

All winners and shortlisted poets will be published in a print collection

Top winner in Each language receive Book Publishing Contract 

Second and Third place winners receive Award Certificates


Entry Fee- 5 USD or 370 INR

1.First pay Entry Fee by clicking on the button.


2. Email ONLY one poem as MS Word doc with your name,bio and Payment Receipt Number to - ""

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