Indumatee Media Student Awards for Short Story is now open for submissions to students currently enrolled in school/ college.
Guidelines & Rules:
1. The Short Story competition is open for School & College Students. Qualification is School Students of Classes 8th to 12th / Students pursuing ITI or Diploma/ College Students pursuing Graduate, B.E/ B. Tech, MBBS, LLB.
2. Entries must be in Odia language and the original work of the student.
3. No registration and no entry fee.
4. The Short Story must be between 1200 and 1500 words.
5. Short Stories may be about any topic and in any form and unpublished work.
6. Short Stories should not be a translation of another writer’s work.
7. Entry should be an individual effort and not a combined work.
8. No alterations may be made to essay once submitted and your Short Story will not be returned, so please keep a copy.
9. Please submit your work hand written or typed, single-sided with pages numbered and title as a header on first page and it should carry the name of the Author, Qualification, Father/ Guardian’s name, Address, Mobile/ Telephone number (along with STD code) and E- mail ID (optional).
10. The author will be solely responsible for any violation of the Copyright Act where the material submitted for the competition is not original.
11. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
12. We hold the rights to cancel any entry without any prior information and clarification.
13. The Anthology publication will include 15 to 20 Short Stories. If your Short Story published in that year's anthology, you will be notified and we will ask you to send a photo of yourself and a brief biography, a hand written or typed cover letter i.e Statement of Endorsement stating that you are eligible, the name & address of your school or college and Statement of Authenticity.
14. Closing date for receipt of entries is 25th June, 2015. Entries received after this date will not be considered.
15. Winners will be notified via e-mail or by phone/ post.
16. Please send your Short Stories by Post and mark your envelope “Indumatee Media Student Awards 2015 for Short Story” and send it to Akshaya Sahoo, C/o- Indumatee Media, Gajendrapur, Kalashree Gopalpur, Jajpur-754292, Odisha.
17. Online submissions will not be accepted.
18. Winners will be announced within one month after the deadline for competition.
19. The winners will be announced on the Odishabook.com website.
20. Comments or questions about the Indumatee Media Student Awards are welcome. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org