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

The Prize was instituted by the Srinivas Rayaprol Literary Trust to recognise excellence in poetry written in English and is being administered jointly by the Department of English, University of Hyderabad. The prize money of Rs.10,000 and a citation will be presented at a literary event in Hyderabad in October.

The entries will be judged by a distinguished jury of poets and literary personalities.

Entries are invited from all Indian citizens who are 20 to 40 years old.

Entries must include:

1. Three different, unpublished poems written by the applicant.

2. Evidence of age.

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

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

rayaproltrust@gmail.com

Deadline: September 10, 2011.

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