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Inspired by Tagore: International Writing Competition
Deadline: Tue 31 Jan 2012
This year sampad is delighted to be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore with 'Inspired by Tagore' - an international writing competition.

This year sampad is delighted to be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore with Inspired by Tagore an international writing competition. Tagore was a hugely influential South Asian poet and many sampad projects have celebrated his legacy or been sparked by a line of his poetry.

Entry forms with full details can be downloaded here. or email inspiredbytagore@sampad.org.uk The closing date is 31 January 2012 and any writer from the age of 8 onwards, with an interest in South Asian Culture, can enter.

There are 2 categories: one for writers aged between 8 and 15, one for writers aged 16 and over.

Entries can be poetry, short stories or reportage, and writers can submit up to 6 pieces of work, maximum length 400 words, using Tagore’s poetry and writing as a starting point.

All winners will be notified by May 2012. The winning entries will be published in a book that will be launched in 2012 and winners will be given a copy of this book.

There will be a special prize for the overall winners:
Best writer in 8 to 15 category will receive £200 and best writer in 16 and over category will receive £300. All winning writers will be published.

For more information

Additional Information:
Location:
International
Region(s):
International

Contact Information:
Organisation:
Sampad
Contact Name:
Sampad
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