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Entries invited for Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

PRESS RELEASE: The Shakti Bhatt foundation is inviting entries for the 2011 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize in memory of the late journalist and books editor. Entries from first-time authors of Indian origin are welcome in the following genres: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction (travel writing, autobiography, biography and narrative journalism), and drama. The prize carries…

The 2010 Shakti Bhatt first-book prize

PRESS RELEASE: In its third year, the Shakti Bhatt first-book prize is a cash award of Rs one lakh. Entries in the following genres may be submitted: poetry, fiction (including graphic novels), creative non-fiction (travel writing, autobiography, biography and narrative journalism) and drama. A thee-member advisory board will shortlist¬†six books published between 1 June¬†2009 and…