The entries for the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize 2014 are invited from Indian citizens between 20-40 years and writing poetry in English. This is the sixth edition of the 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 Hyderabad in the month of October 2014. The entries will be judged by a distinguished jury of poets and literary personalities.

Entries must include:

1. Three (3) different, unpublished poems written by the applicant;
2. Evidence of age; (scanned copies of passport, driver’s license, pan card, or any other valid id)
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 preferably by email:

Dr. Aparna Rayaprol, Department of Sociology
Convener, Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500046

Deadline: August 31, 2014