IPR Annual Poetry Award is an inaugural annual award by Indian Poetry Review. The winning poems and 50 shortlisted poems feature in the IPR Poetry Award Anthology
First Prize- 21000 INR
Second Prize- 11000 INR
Third Prize- 5100 INR
Send only one poem of 20-70 lines. Longer poem is also accepted.
The Prize is open to all local and international poets living anywhere in the world 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 reading 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 30, 2020.
The winners and shortlisted poems will be announced on December 26,2020
How to Enter
Entry Fee- 350 INR or 10 USD
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 -
Poets Living in India - 350 INR
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Poets living out of India - 10 USD
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4. Email your POEM for the award as MS Word Doc to-