Entries are invited from Indian citizens between 20-40 years of age and writing poetry in English for the 15th 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.15,000 and a citation will be presented at a literary event in the month of October 2023.  The entries will be judged by a distinguished jury of poets and literary personalities.

Entries must include:

  1. Three (3) different, unpublishedpoems written by the applicant. Please include all the three poems in one single word or pdf document and not as separate files.
  2. Evidence of age (scanned copy of Aadhar/Passport/driver’s license)
  3. Complete contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses).

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

Entries must reach ONLY BY EMAIL, latest by SEPTEMBER 3, 2023. Hard copies sent by post/courier will not be considered. 

Prof. Aparna Rayaprol, Convener, Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

rayaproltrust@gmail.com             http://www.srinivasrayaprol.in/