Submissions are open to all poets writing in English. International submissions are welcome. The poem should be unpublished and not exceed 40 lines. Poems may be of any style or theme. No identifying information in the submission document. Our readers will read submissions blind.

We accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere.

The winners will be announced on 26th July 2020, 8 pm after the final poetry session of the day by the esteemed jury.

The subject line should include: Poetry Submission Contest 2020. Please include a brief cover letter with a short  bio note in the body of your mail. Use Arial or Times New Roman 12 font size, .pdf or .doc file types. Submissions should be made to

Entry fees – INR 199 or $3/poem. You can pay online by clicking the Pay Now button above. Take a screen shot of your payment and share it alongside your submission.

Deadline – July 20th 2020, 12 midnight IST. No entry after this will be considered.