DESI FICTION CONTEST 2014
First Prize: $300 • Second Prize: $200 • Third Prize: $100 • Two Honorable Mentions
1. One submission per individual; $7 per submission. (Paid by check or paypal)
2. Submissions should consist of one short story or extract from a longer work up to 3,000 words in length.
3. Entries should be unpublished works and should not have won previous awards or contests.All entrants will be notified of the results by e-mail by June 30, 2014. Winning entries will be considered forpublication in upcoming issues of India Currents and Khabar.
E-MAIL YOUR STORY as a Word File Attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the Word file, include only the title and the story itself.
How To Pay:
A Paypal account is required for online payment. Send payment email@example.com
If you do not wish to pay by Paypal, you may send a personal check, cashier’s check or money order.
Please make checks payable to India Currents with Katha 2014 in the memo line and mail to:1885 Lundy Avenue, #220, San Jose, CA 95131.
How To Submit:
Write this statement: Here is my submission for Katha: Desi Fiction Contest 2014.
Title of Story: Word Count: Name: Address: Email Address: Payment Method: (Check or Paypal) Payment Transaction ID: (Check Number and Date or Paypal transaction code)
Brief Biographical Statement:(Include publication or award history if applicable)I warrant that I am the sole author of, and have exclusive rights to the enclosed material. I hereby release fullrights for the enclosed material or any segment or portion thereof to Katha and its sponsors, and authorizeKatha to use my name and work in any publicity or promotions for Katha. I also understand that if my storyis not shortlisted for publication by the Katha sponsors, the rights will revert back to me on March 30, 2015.—(your full name)
DEADLINE: MARCH 30, 2014
Submissions not following the guidelines will be automatically disqualified from the contest.
Disqualified Entrants will not be notified.
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