7th Bharat Award for Literature - International
Short Story Contest - 20201 Award

“for all awesome storytellers and their pets
from the east, west, north and south...”

Submission Guidelines

1. Story word count limit 2000 

2. Only one entry per contestant

3. Additional description if necessary, can be given about the story (Line limit -  10)

4. Entries will be evaluated by three International juries

5. The entry file name should be in the format - (BA 2021 - your name) 

6. The Entry in Ms- Word file format should be sent as an attachment.

7. Participants are requested to maintain the confidentiality of the entries till the announcement of the results.

8. Past winners can participate in the contest

9. Results are expected to be announced around the month of January/February - 2021.

Award Details

1. Winner will receive - Rs.5000/- Cash Prize and the prestigious ‘Bharat Award’ Memento.

2. Positions 2 to 5th will receive framed ‘Poiesis Award’ for Excellence in Literature

3. Positions 6 to 10 will receive framed awards for the merit.

Email your queries and poems to

Last Date of Submission : 31st October, 2020


Short Story Contest is over for the year 2021. 

We invite entries for the forthcoming year on August - October period and announces the result  during the month of  January - February.

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