WINNERS OF 2018
Digvijay Kunwar was the 1st Prize Winner of Wingword Poetry Competition 2018 for his poem ‘कागज़’. He belongs to New Delhi. He won prize Rs 1 Lakh and has been published in a book of 20 poems. It is available on Amazon. Digvijay feels that by winning the competition, he has received lots of appreciation from his family & friends to finally pursue his dreams.
The second prize winner was Jane Mary Joseph (Mizoram) who won 50,000 Rupees and third prize winner was Yashi Gupta (Jaipur) who won 25,000 Rupees. Those who were selected in Top 200 positions were published in a poetry book.
In 2018, Wingword Poetry Competition became open to multiple languages and age groups who had a keen interest in writing poetry. From young to senior citizens, from those who live in metropolitans to those residing in smaller towns, Wingword Poetry Competition’s winners came from all walks of life.
WINNERS OF 2017
Vancouver Shullai was the 1st Prize Winner of Wingword Competition 2017, receiving 1 Lakh Rupees and national recognition for his poetry. He belongs to Shillong in Meghalaya. Vancouver believes that the competition gave him the confidence to take poetry as a serious business rather than just a hobby on the side.
After winning the competition, Wingword Poetry Prize published a book of poetry written by Vancouver Shullai titled ‘How To Love A Broken Man’. The book features 50 of his best poems and serves as an inspiration to new poets.
An explorative artist, Vancouver writes about love, sexuality and the importance of freeing oneself from the expectations of society. He has a Master’s degree in English with Communication Studies from Christ University, Bangalore.
The book is available on Amazon. Buy the book by clicking here.
The second prize winner was Debarshi Mitra who won 50,000 Rupees and third prize winner was Trijita Mukherjee who won 25,000 Rupees. Their poems along with the poems of other 200 winners were published in a poetry book.