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Wingword Poetry Competition has been shining a spotlight on budding writers in poetry through its annual contest in India. In total, prizes worth ₹ 5,00,00 are distributed among winners.

Enter our 3rd Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win cash and have your poetry be seen by readers! Almost 200 winners will be chosen. The top winning entries of this writing contest will also be on display in a best-selling poetry book. 


The First place winner will receive ₹1,00,000 in cash and book publication

The Second place winner will receive ₹50,000 in cash

The Third place winner will receive ₹25,000 in cash

The Top 30 place winners will receive ₹10,000 in cash

200 Commendable Mentions will be published in best-selling poetry book


  1. Poems must be written in English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam or Telugu.

  2. The competition is open to all Indians.

  3. Poems must be originally written by you.

  4. Any style and topic of poetry is accepted.

  5. Your poem should be no longer than 1500 words.

  6. You are allowed to submit multiple poems.

  7. Previously published works are allowed.

  8. The entry fee to participate is ₹500 for one poem, ₹1000 for three poems, ₹1500 for five poems and ₹2000 for ten poems.

  9. Beginners are encouraged to participate.

Certificate of Participation

Electronic certificate of participation is awarded to every poet who takes part in the annual writing competition. Winners & commendable mentions will be given merit certificates.

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Awards Distribution Ceremony

All winners and commendable mentions of the esteemed competition will be invited to an award-distribution ceremony to be held in March 2020. Venue to be decided. The awards will be given out by a renowned chief guest from the literary industry. Winning poems of the competition are published in a book that is launched and distributed at the ceremony.

It is not compulsory for outstation winners to attend the function. The prize-winning cheque will be sent to their home address.


For more information, contact Katyayani Singh at or WhatsApp: 9718273435