Tuesday, December 04, 2007

short story contest: Call for Submissions: KATHA 2008

dec 4th, 2007

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: editor

India Currents and Khabar magazines invite submissions for KATHA: DESI FICTION CONTEST 2008

Cash prizes (First Prize $300, Second Prize $200, Third Prize $100) and two honorable mentions.


1. One submission per individual.

2. Submissions should consist of one short story or extract from a longer work up to 3,000 words in length.

3. Entries should be unpublished works and should not have won previous awards or contests.

E-MAIL YOUR STORY as a Word File Attachment to: editor@indiacurrents.com with Subject: KATHA

In the Word file, include only the title and the story itself.

In the body of your e-mail, write this statement:

Here is my submission for Katha: Desi Fiction Contest 2008.

Title of Story:

Word Count:



Email Address:

Brief Biographical Statement:

(Include publication or award history if applicable)

I warrant that I am the sole author of, and have exclusive rights to the enclosed material. I hereby release full rights for the enclosed material or any segment or portion thereof to Katha and its sponsors, and authorize Katha to use my name and work in any publicity or promotions for Katha. I also understand that if my story is not shortlisted for publication by the Katha sponsors, the rights will revert back to me on March 20, 2009.

-(your full name)

Submissions not following these guidelines will be automatically disqualified from the contest. Disqualified entrants will not be notified.


All entrants will be notified of the results by e-mail by June 30, 2008.

Winning ent ries will be published in upcoming issues of India Currents and Khabar.


India Currents www.indiacurrents.com

Khabar www.khabar.com

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