Publishers are invited to send in their submissions for The Hindu Prize for fiction 2014.

How to Enter

Publishers can submit Indian fiction in English published between July 2013 and June 2014. Only works of literary merit will be considered.

Publishers can send six of their best titles for the award. Publishers with more than one imprint can submit six books from each imprint.

Publishers should send a copy of their published titles (fiction) to enable the judges call in for books.

Publishers must send 8 copies of each book. Only hard copies will be accepted. Electronic copies will not be accepted.

Publishers must send a complete list of eligible books published between July 2013 and June 2014. This is to help the judges call for books that may not have been entered.

Last date for submission: May 31, 2014

All entries should be addressed to

The Hindu Prize 2014,

The Literary Review Desk,

The Hindu, Kasturi Buildings,

859-860, Anna Salai

Chennai 600002

Eligibility Criteria

The author must be an Indian citizen or an NRI holding a valid Indian passport or a domiciled resident of India. It is the publisher’s responsibility to verify this before submitting the book for consideration.

Authors who hold the Overseas Citizen of India card are NOT eligible. Please see para two in the link below: m3&idp=35& mainid=23

Only original works in English will be eligible. Works in Indian languages or translations are not eligible.

Entries must be in prose and can be full-length novels or a collection of short stories by a single author.

Self-published or electronically published books will not be accepted. Children’s fiction or Young Adult fiction will not be eligible.

Books of authors who are on the panel of judges will not be considered.

Books submitted for The Hindu Prize 2013 will not be accepted.

Employees of The Hindu and their family members are not eligible.

For more details contact Krithika @044-28576337 or e-mail