March 15, 2017 Extended to April 1, 2017!
Guest Judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective
Emerging Poets Prize & Editor’s Choice Award
The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is a mentorship model literary press, bringing new poetic voices from India to the world. We are a not-for-profit, shared work literary press publishing and promoting poets with a connection to India/Indian diaspora. The Emerging Poets Prize will help nurture and bring out new poetic voices from India, the diaspora and those that have a meaningful connection to India.
Up to three manuscripts will be chosen for publication, one by our guest judge and the other two by the founding Collective poets.
Manuscripts are judged anonymously and all finalists will be considered for publication.
Winners will receive:
• A cash prize of Rs. 15,000 (or equivalent in local currency)
• Publication of manuscript, with a minimum press run of 250
• 20 author copies
• A book launch
• Membership in The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective for two years