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TOTO AWARDS 2011
CREATIVE WRITING IN ENGLISH
Toto Funds the Arts (TFA), in association with Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, invites entries for its sixth annual Toto awards, from persons between the ages of 18 and 29, for writing in English in three genres: short plays, short stories and poetry. Two winners, to be decided by an eminent panel, will get a cash award of Rs 25,000 each. Entries should reach TFA by
The awards are meant only for Indian nationals resident in
Each entry should be not more than 7,500 words. If you are submitting poems, please send 6 to 10 poems. If you are submitting short stories, their combined word length should be at least 2,500. You can, if you wish, send only a single story of 2,500 to 7,500 words. You can send entries in all three categories — poems, short stories and plays — but you must send in separate entries for each category. For example, your poems can constitute one entry, your short stories the second entry, plays a third entry. The word limit will remain 7,500 per entry.
Entries should be sent in soft email copy to email@example.com, as well as in hard copy form by courier or ordinary post only (and NOT by speed or registered post) to the address below (the phone numbers supplied are for courier purposes only).
Toto Funds the Arts (TFA)
8th Block, 47th Cross
Phone 080 26990549/098896 23357
Entries must be accompanied by a statement, signed by you, confirming your name, date of birth, whether your work has been published in print (give details), and also affirming that the submitted work is original. Please also give us your postal address, email ID, phone number (landline and mobile) and a short bio. Please ensure that the hard copy version of your submissions does not carry your name on it.