Call for Entries

 Entries are invited from young poets in India writing in English for the fifth Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize.


The Prize was instituted by the Srinivas Rayaprol Literary Trust to recognize excellence in poetry written in English and is being administered jointly by the Department of English, University of Hyderabad.  The prize consisting of a cash award of Rs.10,000 and a citation will be presented at a literary event in Hyderabad in the month of October 2013.  The entries will be judged by a distinguished jury of poets and literary personalities.

Entries are invited from Indian citizens between 20-40 years and writing poetry in English.

Entries must include:

1.   Three (3) different, unpublished poems written by the applicant;

2.   Evidence of age; Scanned copy of passport/driver’s license/pan card/voter id/aadhar

3.   Complete contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses).


Note: Please do not put your name on the poems to be submitted to the jury members.


Entries must reach:

Dr. Aparna Rayaprol

Convener, Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Director, Study in India Program

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad AP 500046

Deadline: August 31, 2013